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President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil condoles the death of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto

Rashtrapati Nilayam, Secunderabad
December 27, 2007

The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, has expressed her deep shock and grief on hearing the tragic news of assassination of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto. The President has further said, "it is a tragedy for the people of Pakistan to lose a leader of her stature in her prime. This tragedy underscores the menace that terrorism poses to us and to the stability of our societies. The assassination of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto is a tragedy not just for Pakistan but for our entire region. We stand with the people of Pakistan in this hour of grief and tragedy".