Governor killed by bodyguard

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by bearice, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. The influential governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, Salman Taseer, has died after being shot by one of his bodyguards in the capital, Islamabad.

    Mr Taseer, a senior member of the Pakistan People's Party, was shot when getting into his car at a market.

    Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the guard had told police that he killed Mr Taseer because of the governor's opposition to Pakistan's blasphemy law.
  2. Pakistan is a happening place.