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A Pakistani relative mourns in an ambulance carrying the dead body of... News PhotoAmbulance,Candidate,Carrying,Dead,Dead Person,Election,Family,Following,Gunman,Horizontal,Karachi,Mourning,Pakistan,PoliticsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Pakistani relative mourns in an ambulance carrying the dead body of election candidate, Saddiq Zaman Khattack in Karachi on May 3, 2013 following a gunmen attack. A candidate running for parliament in next week's historic Pakistani election was shot dead on Friday along with his three-year-old son after praying in a mosque in Karachi, police said. It is the first time that a national assembly candidate has been killed in Pakistan's election campaign. Campaigning has been marred by Taliban threats and attacks, which have killed 62 people since April 11, according to an AFP tally. AFP PHOTO / ASIF HASSAN (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)