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UN team quizzes doctors who treated Benazir Bhutto

world Updated: Aug 25, 2009 13:58 IST
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A UN team probing the murder of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto Monday visited the hospital where she was rushed after the fatal attack on her life in December 2007 to collect details about her wounds and treatment, the online agency reported.

The UN officials interacted with the staff of the Benazir Shaheed Hospital for more than two hours, the report said.

The team also visited the operation theater, the treatment room and the site where the doctors formally announced her death.

The team earlier visited the site where she was attacked on December 27, 2007.

A seven-member UN team arrived in Islamabad last week to collect information on the events and circumstances leading to her assassination.

The team started its probe July 1 and will submit a report to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon after completing the investigation. Ban will then share the report with the Pakistani government and the Security Council.

The team will also meet Interior Minister Rehman Malik, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Babar Awan, Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim, former district police officer Rawalpindi Saud Aziz and people who were close to Bhutto for questioning, sources said.

Malik was the chief protocol officer of Benazir Bhutto at that time.

Doctor Musaddaq Hussain of the Benazir Shaheed Hospital told the UN team that Bhutto's postmortem was not carried out on the request of her husband Asif Ali Zardari.