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Monday, 06 February 2023 02:36 GMT

Pervez Musharraf survives another assassination attempt


(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) It was the fourth apparent attempt on the ex-general?s life with the first three occurring while he was in office

Pakistan’s former military ruler pervez musharraf who is on trial for treason narrowly escaped what police called an assassination attempt as a roadside bomb went off shortly before his convoy was due to pass early on thursday.


The bomb was planted on musharraf’s route from an army hospital in rawalpindi where he has been staying since january to his home on the outskirts of islamabad. it went off at around am. nobody was injured and there have so far been no claims of responsibility. “four kilograms of explosive device planted in a pipeline under a bridge exploded around 20 minutes before the former president was supposed to cross the spot” senior police official liaqat niazi said. the blast occurred at the faizabad interchange which lies at the boundary of the two cities and destroyed a footpath around two metres wide.


It was the fourth apparent attempt on the ex-general’s life with the first three occurring while he was in office.

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