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Bhutto murder: Prosecutor killed

The lead prosecutor in the case of the former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's murder has been shot dead, according to police, the Associated Press has reported.

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Bhutto murder case prosecutor shot dead in Pakistan

Chaudhry Zulfikar, the lead prosecutor, investigating the 2007 assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, has been shot dead while leaving his home.

Chaudhry Zulfikar Credit: REUTERS/Abid Zia

Mr Zulfikar was gunned down as he drove to court in the capital Islamabad, a female passerby was also killed during the attack, police said.

The damaged car that Chaudhry Zulfikar was driving when it came under attack from a gunman. Credit: Reuters

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