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Soldier Hanged for Role in Blast

From Associated Press

A Pakistani soldier convicted of taking part in a failed assassination plot against President Gen. Pervez Musharraf was hanged today, an official and a military spokesman said.

Islam Sadiqqui, was among several soldiers arrested after

Al Qaeda operatives and Pakistani radicals, including army officers, tried to blow up Musharraf’s motorcade near this capital city on Dec. 14, 2003.

No one was hurt in the attack.

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