Pakistan's Elections Recomended to be Delayed After Bhutto Assasination

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Because of the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto,
Today, Pakistan's election officials recommend that the parliamentary elections be delayed.

Right now, they are scheduled for January 8th.

The secretary of the election commission said its recommendation has been passed on to the government.

A decision on the timing of the election would be formally announced Tuesday.

Last week's assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has led to speculation the elections would be pushed back.

Bhutto's party, the Pakistan people's party, has said it will not accept any delay in the elections.