Suicide Attack on Candidate Kills at Least 25 in Pakistan

Pakistan's Taliban has claimed responsibility


A suicide bomber targeted an election rally organised by a religious party in Pakistan on Monday, killing 25 people, officials said.

The attack at a gathering of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam religious party wounded 65 people, they said.

Pakistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing.

Taliban attacks have marred the election, with some candidates afraid to campaign.