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August 17th 1988 Bahawalpur Pakistan: a C-130 Hercules equipped as a transport takes off from a military airbase. A few minutes later the aircraft is seen porpoising up and down; its engines seem to be running OK. Suddenly it plunges into the desert. There are no survivors. The leader of a country at the hub of crucial superpower confrontations is dead. He has been assassinated in the most mysterious circumstances. Infamous Assassinations: Zia-ul-Haq
July 5th 1977 Islamabad: Zia leads a coup against Bhuto’s government and declares martial law. ibid.
From the outset democracy is never secure in Pakistan. ibid.
In 1965 India and Pakistan go to war again over Kashmir. ibid.
Zia mounts his coup ominously codenamed Fair Play. ibid.
6Zia immediately announces that he will help the Afghan opposition – the regional war lords who begin attacking Soviet communications within days. ibid.
It begins to look as if the crew have somehow been incapacitated very suddenly after takeoff. ibid.