Musharraf Defends Efforts to Safeguard Bhutto Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf met with reporters Thursday and responded to accusations that he bears some responsibility for Benazir Bhutto's assassination. He said Bhutto was warned about the threat against her and asked, "Who is to be blamed for her coming out (of) her vehicle?"

Musharraf Defends Efforts to Safeguard Bhutto

Musharraf Defends Efforts to Safeguard Bhutto

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Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf met with reporters Thursday and responded to accusations that he bears some responsibility for Benazir Bhutto's assassination.

Asked whether he has "blood on his hands," Musharraf replied, with emotion, "I am not a feudal, I am not a tribal — I have been brought up in a civilized and educated family."

He said Bhutto was warned about the threat against her and asked, "Who is to be blamed for her coming out (of) her vehicle?"

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