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AUSTRIA-Shadows from the Past

would have the blessings of the awam, the janata. The movement lasted just a few days and they fizzled out. Even the charismatic and popular Benazir Bhutto was not able to keep her cadre involved in the movement. The end result was 37 dead including ten army personnel. Of the remaining 27, six died in Lahore and one presumes that the rest died in Sind. Thus 27 dead, who were from the a warn, were not enough to raise the passion of the democracy-seekers to keep their struggle going. On the other hand, just one Mohajir killed by a speeding minibus driven by a Pakhtun, can result in ethnic clashes which disrupt a city of seven million for at least a week.

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