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Suicide bombing in Pakistan kills at least 26

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09-02-2016 17:22 BJT

A suicide bombing has killed dozens at a government office in northwestern Pakistan. The bomb went off outside the National Database and Registration Authority office in Mardan City.

At least 26 people have been killed, while 52 others wounded. Lawyers and civilians, as well as police officers, are among the victims.

The bomber reportedly arrived on a motorbike and blew himself up when stopped by a security guard outside the building. A faction of the Pakistani Taliban takes credit for the attack.

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