Topic: Lakki Marwat
Recently, the Pakistani government and Taliban forces in the country have expressed interest in peace talks. But for thousands of civilians who have been injured or lost a loved one at the hands of the Taliban, the idea is abhorrent.
More than 40 were wounded in the bombing that took place in a busy marketplace, near the Afghan border, on Monday.
The death toll in a volleyball game attack in northwest Pakistan Friday has topped 90. The government may face increased pressure to target militants who slipped out of South Waziristan, where the government has conducted an offensive, and north into neighboring areas.
Recent suicide bombings raise questions about the country's future after Musharraf.