But the January 8 elections are still on. “Bhutto Killing Blamed On Terror Groups,” from SkyNews (thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist):
The assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, whose funeral was held today, has been blamed on al Qaeda and the Taliban.
They were accused of the killing by Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz who said he had evidence which solved the “whole mystery”.
He was speaking after Ms Bhutto was laid to rest in a ceremony attended by hundreds of thousands of grief-stricken mourners.
Ms Bhutto’s murder has sparked violence across Pakistan and thrown next month’s elections into doubt.
At least 32 people have died in the riots. Police have been told to shoot if necessary to maintain law and order.
Troops are patrolling the streets of Hyderabad and Karachi, where an earlier attempt was made on Ms Bhutto’s life.
Despite the turmoil Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Mohammadmian Soomro has said elections will still go ahead on January 8.
“Right now the elections stand where they were,” he told a news conference. “We will consult all the political parties to take any decision about it.”…