Supporters of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif take part in a march towards the airport ahead of the arrival of Nawaz from London, in rally led by Shahbaz Sharif, Nawaz's younger brother. / AFP / AAMIR QURESHI
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A suicide bomber hit a campaign event in southwestern Pakistan, a police official said, killing 27 people in the second election-related attack on Friday amid tensions over ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's return ahead of the July 25 vote.Raisani is the second electoral candidate to be killed in pre-election violence this week.Senior police official Qaim Lashari told Reuters the bomber attacked a campaign meeting where Raisani was due to speak killing 27 and wounding over 39 .A suicide bomber blew himself up at a rally by an anti-Taliban political party in the northern city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 20 people including Haroon Bilour who was hoping to win a provincial assembly seat in July.
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