KARACHI, Pakistan

Denying their hand in the killing of former Pakistan military ruler Gen. Muhamamd Ziaulhaq, two former generals of the Pakistan army have drawn divergent conclusions on the reasons behind the plane crash. 

In an exclusive interview with the Anadolu Agency, Muhammad Ijazulhaq, former Pakistani minister and son of Ziaulhaq had blamed the former Army Chief Gen. Mirza Aslam Beg, former National Security Advisor Gen. Mahmood Ali Durrani for conspiring to bring down the C-130 plane on Aug. 17, 1988.

The crash killed the country’s president along with five military officers and the U.S. Ambassador Arnold Lewis Raphel.


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