Benazir wants probe into streetlights going off before blasts

November 14th, 2007 - 2:35 am ICT by admin  
As the convoy of the PPP leader slowly moved towards the mausoleum of Mohammed Ali Jinnah and it turned dark, the streetlights under which the procession inched were not sufficiently illuminated that “made it difficult for security officials to scan the crowd for possible bombers.”

She has now demanded an investigation into the street lamps having been turned off.

The New York Times (NYT) reported that she said she sent Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf a letter, two days before her return, naming “three individuals and more” who should be investigated for their sympathies with the militants in case she was assassinated.

Benazir had added that there were more plots against her, including one to infiltrate police guarding her homes in Karachi and the rural district of Larkana in order to mount attacks “in the garb of a rival political party.”

Before arriving in Karachi, she had said that a ‘brotherly country’ had warned her that several suicide squads were plotting attacks against her - one from a Taliban group, one from Al Qaeda, one from Pakistani Taliban and one from Karachi. (ANI)

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