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Suicide bomber kills dozens in Pakistan

Published 12:37 AM ET, Wed December 30, 2015
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A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mardan on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Mohammad Sajjad/AP
Police say the bomber used a motorbike to crash into the main gate of a government office. A MAJEED/Getty Images
The blast killed at least 26 people and wounded many others. A MAJEED/Getty Images
A Taliban splinter group, the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan Jamaat ul Ahra, claimed responsibility for the attack. Mohammad Sajjad/AP
The group has vowed the attacks will continue until Sharia law is fully implemented in Pakistan. A MAJEED/Getty Images