Friday, December 28, 2007

Shock in Pakistani Enclaves in New York (NY Times)

Anguish in Brooklyn Over Bhutto Assassination (NY Times)

Along Coney Island Avenue on Thursday, there were those who did not know whether to believe early rumors that Ms. Bhutto had been attacked and sought out fellow immigrants for confirmation. At a community center on Coney Island Avenue that helps South Asian immigrants, a woman wearing a black headscarf leaned against a door frame, numb, she said, from the news.
“She was a mother, she had children,” said the woman, who declined to give her name because her culture frowns upon women conversing with unfamiliar men, she said.