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At least 10 people were killed and 17 wounded when a car bomb exploded near a secular party's election office in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi late Friday, officials said, the latest violence ahead of historic polls next month. 

Pakistani supporters of Pashtun-dominated Awami National Party gather at the site of a bomb explosion in Karachi on April 26, 2013. At least 10 people were killed and 17 wounded when a car bomb exploded near a secular party's election office in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi late Friday, officials said, the latest violence ahead of historic polls next month.

The powerful explosion went off as a candidate for the Pashtun-dominated Awami National Party prepared to address a corner meeting in the city's poor western neighbourhood of Mominabad, local police officer Mohammad Khan said.

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