1. INTIMIDATION

    Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills Seven

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    Seven people are dead and 29 wounded after a suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated his explosives on a busy road in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday morning. It wasn’t immediately clear who was responsible for the attack, but the Taliban have been behind several other recent attacks against members of secular political parties in the lead-up to the country’s May 11 election. “The target was neither an election camp office nor a candidate of the parties on the hit list,” a government official explained. “This may not be directly linked to the elections, but it certainly is part of the campaign to create fear among people ahead of the polls, which militants say are un-Islamic.”

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