Army soldiers stand guard at street after suicide bombers attacked a Christian neighborhood in Khyber Agency near Peshawar, Pakistan, September 2, 2016. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz
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At least 14 people were killed and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a court in the Pakistani city of Mardan Friday, police said, the latest assault targeting Pakistan's legal community.Friday's blast came as security forces fended off four suicide bombers who were trying to attack a Christian colony near the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial capital of Peshawar, 60 kilometres (37 miles) to the west of Mardan.The group has also said it was behind the attack on lawyers in Quetta, which killed 73 people on Aug. 8, as well as the Lahore Easter bombing which killed 75 people in Pakistan's deadliest attack this year.Taliban militants stormed a school in Peshawar in December 2014, killing more than 150 people, mostly children, in Pakistan's deadliest-ever terror attack.
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