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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2964

Musharraf directs probe in blast that left over 50 dead

[b]Musharraf directs probe in blast that left over 50 dead[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 14 April, ([/b] Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has directed the federal intelligence agencies to carry out a thorough investigation into Tuesday’s terrorist act in Karachi in order to ascertain those responsible for the heinous crime and bring them to justice.

He said this during a meeting with Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, who called on the President in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

The two leaders expressed the government’s determination to award exemplary punishment to the culprits of the heinous crime.

Pakistani President and the Prime Minister said the government would not allow the extremists and terrorists to play with the lives of innocent citizens.

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