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UN chief slams 'heinous' Bhutto slaying

UN chief Ban Ki-moon strongly condemns the assassination of Benazir and says it is a "heinous crime" and "an assault on stability" in her country.

world Updated: Dec 27, 2007 22:09 IST

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday strongly condemned the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto as a "heinous crime" and "an assault on stability" in her country.



"I strongly condemn this heinous crime and call for the perpetrators to be brought to justice as soon as possible," the secretary general said in a statement.



Saying he was "shocked and outraged," he added that "this represents an assault on stability in Pakistan and its democratic processes."