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Pakistan police arrests 2 suspects involved in attack on Benazir Bhutto

Karachi: Pakistan police on Friday said they have arrested two members of outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban allegedly involved in the deadly attack on slain former premier Benazir Bhutto's convoy in 2007. The arrests were made during an
PTI November 01, 2014 9:06 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan police on Friday said they have arrested two members of outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban allegedly involved in the deadly attack on slain former premier Benazir Bhutto's convoy in 2007. The arrests were made during an operation in Karachi's Garden area.

According to SP CID Usman Bajwa, the arrested suspects were involved in the deadly October 18 attack on Karsaz road. "We have also arrested a target killer who has confessed to killing 20 people," he said.

The arrested persons have made some important disclosures about the attack on October 18, Bajwa said.
Around 115 people were killed and over 200 injured when a suicide bomber targeted Bhutto during a rally on her return to the country after eight years in exile.

Bajwa said they were also involved in a suicide attack on a close friend and ally of former President Asif Zardari, the husband of the slain prime minister.

Bajwa said that accused were identified as Jamshed Khan alias Khutki and Mohammad Abid alias Abdullah of TTP and target killer, Junaid Zaidi.