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Mumtaz Qadri, right, a commando in Pakistan’s elite force, allegedly killed the man he was charged with protecting, Punjab’s governor, Salman Taseer, on Tuesday.

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Pakistani governor who opposed blasphemy law slain

The governor of Pakistan’s most dominant province was shot and killed Tuesday by a bodyguard who authorities said was angry about his opposition to blasphemy laws carrying the death sentence for insulting the Muslim faith.


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