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Bombs kill nine at Pakistan election offices: officials

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Three Taliban bomb attacks targeting election offices and a candidate in Pakistan on Sunday killed at least nine people, officials said, the latest bloodshed ahead of polls next month. 

Pakistani security personnel gather at the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta on April 28, 2013. Three separate bomb attacks targeting election offices and a candidate in Pakistan on Sunday killed at least nine people, officials said, the latest bloodshed ahead of polls next month.

Violence has marred the campaign for the landmark May 11 general election, with more than 50 people dead in blasts and suicide attacks since April 11, according to an AFP tally, including more than 20 in the past three days.

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