Bomb kills at least two at Pakistan election rally

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - A bomb tore through a Pakistani election rally on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 45 others in a town in the country's northwestern tribal belt, a doctor said.

The explosion targeted a rally for the right-wing Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, a religious party in the outgoing government coalition.

The attack brings to more than 70 the number of people killed in attacks targeting politicians and political parties since April 11, ahead of Pakistan's general elections on Saturday, according to an AFP tally.