You might not know who this is or care, but you should.
This is not good news at all from any diplomatic standpoint here in the U.S. or for the people of Pakistan.
It was earlier reported she was critically injured in a suicide bomb/gun attack at a rally, but she has now since died (the AP is reporting). Speculation that the bombing was a diversion to get her out in the open where she was shot in the neck.
AP ArticleDec 27, 8:31 AM EST
Pakistan's Bhutto killed by bombing
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday in a suicide bombing that also killed at least 20 others at a campaign rally, a party aide and a military official said.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) - Opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was seriously injured and was undergoing surgery Thursday after she was wounded in a suicide attack that killed at least 20 other people, a party aide said.
Safdar Abbasi said Bhutto was hit in the bomb blast.
"BB is serious and she is in the operating theater," he told The Associated Press. Other top leaders of Bhutto's party were at the Rawalpindi General Hospital, crying.