Law/ Legal

36 die in Pakistani political violence

  • Posted on: 13 May 2007
  • By: pirate

May 13, 2007

KARACHI, Pakistan(AP)- Pro-government and opposition groups traded accusations Sunday over who was to blame for the worst political violence to grip Pakistan in years, as the toll from a day of gunbattles and rioting in Karachi rose to 36 dead and more than 150 wounded. Competing rallies timed for a Saturday visit by the country's top judge sparked bloody street battles between rival political activists that left bodies in the streets and raised new fears for the nation's stability.

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