A look at 5 most-brutal attacks on top Pakistani leadership

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Liaquat Ali Khan

Pakistan’s first Prime Minister and among the top leaders who planted the seed of a new nation Liaquat Ali Khan features at no 1 in this list of the most gruesome attack in Pakistan’s history.

Liaquat Ali Khan

On October 16, 1951, Liaquat Ali Khan was shot dead in Rawalpindi, when he was addressing a gathering, even after decades of his death the exact reason has not been revealed yet.

Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan

Leader of India’s freedom struggle and a premier Pakistani politician Jabbar Khan also served as Chief Minister of West Pakistan then.

Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan

In the run to the 1959 general election, one morning Jabbar Khan was seating in the garden of his son’s home in Lahore. He was assassinated by Atta Mohammad who was dismissed 2 years before.

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, who held the honor of being the most recognized Pakistani politician couldn’t survive the evil and got featured in the brutal attacks on premier leaders.

Benazir Bhutto

Two-time Pakistan PM, Bhutto was killed on December 27, 2007, when bullets were fired at her convoy followed by a suicide bomb attack when she was campaigning for the 2008 election.

General Parvez Musharraf

Among the most controversial leaders in Pakistan’s history, Musharraf survived an assassination attempt back in 2003 when a bomb exploded minutes after his convoy crossed a bridge in Rawalpindi.

General Parvez Musharraf

A second attempt was survived by him the same year. While another attempt was made at him in 2007 when around 30 rounds were fired at his chopper in Rawalpindi.

Imran Khan

The latest brutal attack in Pakistan’s history is Pakistan’s former PM Imran Khan’s assassination attempt, who fortunately survived the attack two days back during his party-long rally in Wazirabad.