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Terrorists killed Bhutto: Musharraf

The Pakistani President, who has declared three days of mourning, seeks unity after Benazir Bhutto's killing.

world Updated: Dec 27, 2007 23:56 IST

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was the work of terrorists and he called on the people for their support.

"This cruelty is the work of those terrorists with whom we are fighting," Musharraf said in a brief televised address.

"The biggest threat to Pakistan and this nation is from these terrorists," he said. "I seek unity and support from the nation ... we will not sit and rest until we get rid of these terrorists, root them out."

He declared three days of mourning.