Bhutto Escapes Death on Return to Pakistan In Pakistan this week, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto narrowly escaped death after her convoy was bombed during her homecoming celebration.
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Hear Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson and Scott Simon discuss the situation in Pakistan on Weekend Edition Saturday

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Bhutto Escapes Death on Return to Pakistan

Bhutto Escapes Death on Return to Pakistan

Hear Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson and Scott Simon discuss the situation in Pakistan on Weekend Edition Saturday

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In Pakistan this week, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto narrowly escaped death after her convoy was bombed during her homecoming celebration.

Up to 136 people were killed in two suicide bombs, but Bhutto was not injured.

Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson speaks with Scott Simon about the current political situation in Pakistan.