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Five weeks of bloody violence and anarchy, five bomb blasts, 60 plus people killed, hundreds injured, banks and private properties looted, several dozen cars gutted – and investigators are still groping in the dark.
If the Tasman Spirit disaster had taken place in any other civilised country of the world, a few heads would have rolled and a massive clean-up operation launched.
The month of July began on a nightmare note, with a ruthless attack on a Quetta imambargah that left 50 dead and hundreds wounded in its wake.
General Ayub polled 97.7 per cent votes in his referendum. General Zia-ul-Haq polled an equal number. So if General Musharraf paralleled the record set by his erstwhile comrades, it should come as no surprise.