Saturday, December 29, 2007

Musharraf cracks down on rioters


Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has ordered firm action to crack down on unrest following the death of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.

Mr Musharraf said looters "must be dealt with firmly and all measures be taken to ensure [the] safety and security of the people".

Some 38 people have died in violence that has broken out since Ms Bhutto was assassinated on Thursday.....

Pakistan is at the brink of civil war, courtesy of the dictatorship
- Dr Rubab Ahmed, London

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