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Suicide bombs kill five at Pakistan political office

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Suicide bombers stormed the offices of a top Pakistani official in the northwest on Monday, killing five people in the latest high-profile attack as the country prepares to hold elections. 

Pakistani soldiers stand guard during a protest in the northwest provincial capital Peshawar on January 16, 2013. Suicide bombers attacked the offices of a top Pakistani official in on Monday, killing five people in the latest high-profile attack as the country prepares to hold elections.

Mutahir Zeb, the government's representative in the semi-autonomous tribal district of Khyber, was unhurt but his deputy was seriously wounded in the attack as officials in the city of Peshawar discussed preparations for the elections.

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