Pakistan ex-President Pervez Musharraf dies in Dubai after years in exile

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Death in exile is still better than dying of unnatural reasons like a few other Pakistani dictators met their ends.

The former four-star general, who seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999

The coup was not as bloodless as it seems. Musharraf sent the Pakistani army across the Line of Control without consulting with the then PM Nawaz Sharif, and after much bloodshed on both sides had to withdraw without seizing even an inch of Indian territory. When Sharif tried to remove him he had no choice but to take power in a coup.

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