Malik Adnan Wazir, a politician associated with the Awami National Party, was wounded by a roadside bomb Sunday, and two of his supporters were killed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
As children gathered outside a private school in Karachi Pakistan to receive test scores and prizes, a man threw two grenades and opened fire at the school. The school's principal was killed, and six children were wounded.
Christians in Pakistan demonstrated Sunday for better compensation and government intervention after dozens of Christian homes were burned. The fires were in response to a Muslim accusing a Christian man of blasphemy.
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.