2008 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Daniel Berehulak

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21 October, 2007

Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto adjusts her headscarf during a press conference at her house. Bhutto had returned to Pakistan four days earlier after eight years of self-imposed exile, in order to lead her Pakistan People's Party in upcoming elections. A suicide bomb attack during her homecoming parade resulted in 139 fatalities. Bhutto held prayers for those killed in the bombing, blaming Islamic militants for their deaths. In a second attack, after a party rally on 27 December, Bhutto was assassinated.

About the photographer

Daniel Berehulak

A native of Sydney, Australia, and a regular contributor to The New York Times, he has visited more than 60 countries covering history-shaping events, including the Iraq and Afgh...

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