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Blasts in government compound kill 40 in Pakistan

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (WKOW) -- Pakistani officials say the death toll in an attack by a pair of suicide bombers in a militant-infested area in the country's northwest is rising.

Officials say at least 40 people are dead after the militants struck a local government compound of the top official in Mohmand,  while a tribal jirga was meeting to discuss forming an anti-Taliban militia.  They say another 60 people are injured.  

Hospital officials say the dead and wounded include tribal elders, police and political officials.

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