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Explosives Used in Musharraf Bid Said Same as Bali

Explosives used in an attempt to assassinate Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf a week ago were the same type as those used in the Bali bombings, Pakistani intelligence sources said on Sunday. American intelligence agencies also warned Pakistan after the HSBC Bank blast in Istanbul last month that foreign terrorists would try to enter Pakistan to carry out attacks, the sources, who did not want to be identified, told Reuters. The sources confirmed a report in the Pakistani newspaper The News that said C4 plastic explosive was used to blow up a bridge in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad, just after Musharraf’s motorcade had passed last Sunday. Police say the Bali bombings last year, in which 202 people were killed, was the work of an al Qaeda-linked southeast Asian militant network. Investigators said C4 plastic explosive was used in one of the bombings which ripped through a nightspot. Full Story

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