The Former Pakistani Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto was killed as she was leaving a rally of the Pakistan People's Party. She was killed as she was driving away from the rally as a result of both gunshot wounds and suicide bomber detonation next to her car.
Radiation from an explosion on the magnetar SGR 1806-20 reached Earth.
This was the brightest stellar event ever recorded, with a flash of light so powerful that it bounced off the Moon and lit up the Earth's upper atmosphere. The radiation from the starquake explosion took 50,000 years to reach earth.
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