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  12/22/2012, Tevet 9, 5773

Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills Minister and 7 Others

A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least eight people on Saturday during a political rally in the north-western city of Peshawar, police say.

The Pakistani Taliban have taken credit for the attack, which occurred near the house of a leader of the Awami National Party, which is part of the national governing coalition. A senior provincial minister was among those killed.