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Jamming device 'saved' Musharraf

The car carrying Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf may have escaped a roadside bomb blast thanks to a radio jamming device, officials say. Five bombs exploded under a bridge in the city of Rawalpindi on Sunday, mere seconds after President Musharraf had passed over it. The jamming device may have blocked the signal to the remote-controlled bomb. The president also survived an attempt on his life last year after pledging a crackdown on Islamic militancy. His personal security has remained under constant review since he joined the US-led campaign against al-Qaeda more than two years ago and declared a war on Islamic extremism in the country. Full Story

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