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Pak mourns Nusrat Bhutto

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced a 10-day national mourning for Pakistan Peoples Party leader Nusrat Bhutto, wife to one former prime minister and mother to another. While Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged in 1979, her daughter Benazir was assassinated in 2007.

world Updated: Oct 25, 2011 01:27 IST
IANS

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced a 10-day national mourning for Pakistan Peoples Party leader Nusrat Bhutto, wife to one former prime minister and mother to another. While Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged in 1979, her daughter Benazir was assassinated in 2007.

Nusrat Bhutto, 82, died in Dubai on Sunday after protracted illness. The prime minister announced a public holiday on Monday and cancelled all his engagements.

First Published: Oct 24, 2011 11:47 IST