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Regional Assembly Candidate Among 33 Killed in Pakistan Blasts

Police in Pakistan say a candidate for a provincial assembly seat was among at least 33 people killed Friday in two bomb blasts near campaign rallies during the lead-up to July 25 national elections. The violence has fueled security concerns ahead of the polls for the national assembly and four provincial legislatures. Witnesses said Siraj Raisani was killed when a powerful bomb ripped across the stage while he attended a street-corner meeting of his supporters in Mustung district in...

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