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Musharraf escapes assassination attempt

Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing treason trial, today narrowly escaped an assassination attempt when a powerful bomb went off near his farmhouse here shortly after his convoy had passed.  The blast took

PTI PTI Updated on: April 03, 2014 18:37 IST


The bomb was reportedly planted in a drainage pipe adjacent to the footpath.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.  

A case regarding has been registered against unknown persons in the Secretariat Police Station.  

Since Musharraf is under threat from terror groups, heavy security has been given to him and all his routes are thoroughly checked before he gets out.  

Reports said one person, who was in a car passing through the area, was injured in the blast.

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