At least 136 people were killed and more than 387 wounded around midnight Thursday in a suicide bombing near a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who returned to the country earlier in the day after eight years of self-imposed exile, according to hospital and police sources.
Bhutto and those with her were unhurt, and her companions said she reached her family home safely. Video footage showed her exiting the bullet- and blast-proof vehicle after the blasts.
Pakistan's president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, called Bhutto Friday to condemn the bombing and assure her that an independent investigation will be completed as soon as possible, his office said. Read full article »
CNN's Syed Mohsin Naqvi contributed to this report.