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She was on her way to Jinnah’s tomb. Happened around 12:15 local, over 125 dead, over 540 injured. Went off near a few police vans and PPP security cars. Benazir Bhutto was riding in a fortified, bullet-proof truck. That may have saved her life.
The twin blasts were staggered by less than a minute. GeoTV is reporting that it seemed like the combination of a suicide bomber and a car bomb. Reuters has documentation of the carnage and destruction.
There were more than a few direct threats against her.
The city has shut down. Police and Rangers have closed down major ports.
The GeoTV anchor just called it Qiyamat-i Sughra – the Lesser Apocalypse.
Karachi Metblog has reports from the city.