Blast at government office in Pakistan kills 16

December 29, 2015 10:29 AM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan A suicide bomber attacked a government office in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 30, officials said.

A Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility for the attack on a branch of the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), which issues government ID cards, in the northwestern city of Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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