Suicide blast in Pakistan, 13 killed

(VOVWORLD) -A suicide bomb attack Tuesday at an election rally in the northwestern city of Peshawar, Pakistan, killed at least 13 people, including a prominent local politician. 
Suicide blast in Pakistan, 13 killed - ảnh 1A supporter of the Awami National Party cries after a suicide bomb attack during an election campaign in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Photo: Arshad Arbab / EPA )

The attack at a campaign event organised by the Awami National Party (ANP) also wounded 54, according to the local police chief. The suicide attack targeted Haroon Bilour, a provincial assembly candidate for the July 25 general elections. 

The bombing came hours after a Pakistan military spokesman warned of security threats ahead of the national elections.

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