May 11, 2011
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The leader of the main opposition political party called Wednesday for an independent inquiry into why the Pakistani Army had no knowledge of the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
he demand by Nawaz Sharif, the head of the party, the Pakistan Muslim League-N, for an independent judicial commission to report to the public within 21 days stood in contrast to the announcement by the civilian government that the army would conduct its own inquiry.
Since the May 2 Navy Seal operation that killed Bin Laden there has been unusual criticism of the army, Pakistan’s best-financed and most revered institution.
This article was posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 10:08 am