Murtaza Bhutto

Born Sep 18, 1954
Hometown Karachi
Died Sep 20, 1996
Death Place Karachi
Political Party پاكستان پيپلزپارٹی
Religion Shia Islam
Other Names Murtaza Ali Bhutto

Mir Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto, was a Pakistani politician and leader of al-Zulfiqar, a terrorist organization operating in Pakistan. The son of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Murtaza founded al-Zulfiqar after his father was overthrown and executed in 1979 by the military regime of General Zia-ul-Haq.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born in Karachi on 18 September 1954, Bhutto received his early education at St Mary's Academy of Rawalpindi.


1971 17 Years Old He later passed his 'O' levels from the Karachi Grammar School in 1971.
1972 18 Years Old In 1972, Murtaza went off to Harvard University where he took his double in B.A. in English literature (honours) and B.Sc. (honours) in Political science, specialising in government studies. … Read More


1976 22 Years Old In 1976, Bhutto graduated and took his Ph.D. in Strategic and Political science where his thesis was entitled "Modicum of Harmony". … Read More
Murtaza had been in Pakistan when Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's government was overthrown on 5 July 1977. … Read More


…  The elder son of the former Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and First Lady Nusrat Bhutto, Murtaza Bhutto was fatally and publicly shot dead in a controversial Sindh Police encounter along with his six close confident on 20 September 1996, during the second government of Benazir Bhutto— Murtaza Bhutto's eldest sister.
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