Karachi (Web Desk): Slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto is being remembered on her 15th death anniversary on Tuesday.
PPP Chairman, who is also the current Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari reached Larkana, the hometown of PPP founders, for marking the death anniversary of his late mother.
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) held a public gathering in Larkana’s Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, which was addressed by PPP chairman. A large number of police personnel and special commandos of Sindh Police has been deployed to ensure the law and order on the occasion.
Reached Larkana, tomorrow we will pay tribute to Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto on her 15th martyrdom anniversary.We draw inspiration from her heroic struggle vs. dictatorship & extremism. She taught us to serve the people, to strive for a #PakistanforAll not just privileged few pic.twitter.com/CUeejcaL4c— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) December 26, 2022
It was December 27, 2007, when 20 party workers were killed and scores suffered injuries in the attack on the former premier while 1.5 decades on, the high-profile murder still remains a mystery.
The deadly incident occurred after Benazir Bhutto prepared to leave the venue following an emotional speech, and as she stands in her bomb-proof vehicle to cheer supporters, a gun and bomb attack followed. The daring politician was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to the wounds.