14 die in blast in Pakistan's Mardan

  • According to sources, an explosion at the National Database and Registration Authority offices in the Pakistani city of Mardan killed 14 people and injured around 30. It is from this office that Pakistani citizens get their ID cards and passports. Police feel that a suicide bomber, riding a bike, drove into the office. The Pakistani Taliban outfit, Tehreek-e-TalibanPakistanJamaat ul Ahrar (TTP), claimed to have exacted the blast.