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Violence, Accusations Soar in Wake of Bhutto Slaying

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Violence, Accusations Soar in Wake of Bhutto Slaying

Violence, Accusations Soar in Wake of Bhutto Slaying

Violence, Accusations Soar in Wake of Bhutto Slaying

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The death toll from violence following the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto rises to more than three dozen. The government accuses a militant tribal leader, but others say this accusation is just to cover up the government's own failure to protect Bhutto.