Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf
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Musharraf returns to Pakistan despite threats

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has arrived back in Pakistan, ending four years of self-imposed exile and defying death threats.

A protection detail of heavily armed commandos met him after his plane from Dubai touched down in Karachi airport. A mass rally in the city was cancelled.

General Musharraf plans to lead his party in the May general election.

Orla Guerin was on his flight from Dubai to the port city of Karachi.

  • 25 Mar 2013
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