Bomb in Pakistan Hits Politician's Convoy, Kills 2

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Taliban militants attacked the election motorcade of a secularist-backed politician with a roadside bomb on Sunday, wounding him and killing two of his supporters, police and the militant group said.

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Taliban militants attacked the election motorcade of a secularist-backed politician with a roadside bomb on Sunday, wounding him and killing two of his supporters, police and the militant group said.

It was the latest attack by militants against figures associated with the Awami National Party. Both the ANP and the Taliban have strong support among ethnic Pashtuns who dominate Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the northwestern province in which the blast took place. It comes the day after a man armed with guns and grenades killed a school principal and ANP member in Karachi, a southern port city with a large Pashtun migrant community.

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