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Suicide bomber kills 12 in Pakistan

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A suicide bomber on Friday targeted a senior Pakistani police commander, killing 12 people, including two women, near the US consulate in Peshawar, officials said. 

Pakistani soldiers cordon off the site of a suicide attack in Peshawar, on March 29, 2013. A suicide bomber has targeted a senior Pakistani police commander, killing 12 people, including two women, near the US consulate in Peshawar, officials said.

It was the latest in a string of attacks as the country prepares to hold historic elections on May 11. The vote will mark the first democratic transition of power in Pakistan, which has been governed by four military rulers.

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