On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing over 100, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escapes uninjured.

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto

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