Bhutto was assassinated in a suicide attack Thursday at a political rally in Rawalpindi. She was campaigning in the lead-up to January 8 parliamentary elections, where her party is challenging Pakistani Prime Minister Pervez Musharraf's Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) [party website]. The Pakistani government, which has said that al Qaeda was behind the assassination, has so far said that outside assistance into its investigation of the killing is not necessary. AP has more. AFP has additional coverage.
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