108 Die in Blasts Near Bhutto in Karachi

Pakistan Bombing
(AP Photo /B.K.Bangash)

October 18, 2007

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Two bombs exploded Thursday night near a truck carrying former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on her triumphant return to Pakistan after eight years in exile, killing at least 108 people and wounding 150, an official said. Party workers and police said Bhutto was unhurt.

Associated Press photographer B.K. Bangash at the scene said he saw between 50 and 60 dead or badly injured people. He said some of the bodies were ripped apart.

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