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A suicide bomb detonated Thursday inside a mosque in violence-wracked northwestern Pakistan, killing at least 12 people, including children and soldiers, and wounding 25, military officials said.

The attack happened in Kohat, outside Peshawar in the North West Frontier province.

Earlier attacks around Pakistan killed at least 35 people and wounded 47 Thursday -- adding to the recent surge in violence wracking Pakistan, authorities said. Read full article »

CNN's Syed Mohsin Naqvi, Kelli Arena and Pam Benson contributed to this report.

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