Bomber kills 15 at Pakistani funeral

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The Independent Online

A suicide bomber attacked a funeral attended by an anti-Taliban politician in north-west Pakistan yesterday, killing at least 15 mourners.

The politician, Khush Dil Khan, escaped unhurt in the blast in Badhber, near Peshawar. Mr Khan comes from the secular Awami National Party that holds power in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. He resolved to continue fighting the militants.