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Pakistani police say death toll from suicide bombing at border with India rises to 60

  • Pakistani women gather around the bodies of their relatives who were killed in a Sunday suicide bombing, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 in Lahore, Pakistan. The suicide bomber detonated explosives close to a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India, that killed more than 50 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

    Pakistani women gather around the bodies of their relatives who were killed in a Sunday suicide bombing, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 in Lahore, Pakistan. The suicide bomber detonated explosives close to a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India, that killed more than 50 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pakistani women mourn for their family member who was killed in a Sunday suicide bombing, in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The suicide bomber detonated explosives close to a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India, that killed more than 50 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

    Pakistani women mourn for their family member who was killed in a Sunday suicide bombing, in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The suicide bomber detonated explosives close to a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India, that killed more than 50 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)  (The Associated Press)

  • A Pakistani girl, Toba Ali, center, mourns next to the lifeless body of her father, who was killed in a Sunday suicide bombing, in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The suicide bomber detonated explosives close to a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India, that killed more than 50 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

    A Pakistani girl, Toba Ali, center, mourns next to the lifeless body of her father, who was killed in a Sunday suicide bombing, in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The suicide bomber detonated explosives close to a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India, that killed more than 50 people in the deadliest attack to hit the country in several months, police and government officers said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)  (The Associated Press)

A Pakistani police officer says the death toll from the suicide bombing near the country's border with India has risen to 60.

Nadeem Khokhar says Sunday's attack also wounded more than 100 people, who are still in hospital.

The bomber set off his explosives near a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint on the outskirts of the city of Lahore, when hundreds of people were returning from watching an army parade.

Archrivals Pakistan and India hold daily parades and flag-flying ceremonies on their respective sides of the border, drawing thousands of spectators.

The parades are meant to be a show of strength between the foes — the two nuclear-power nations have fought three wars since they gained independence in 1947.

The Pakistani Taliban splinter group Jamatul Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the attack.