Pakistan: Resurgent militancy

While Pakistan may not be witnessing the mass-casualty terror attacks – particularly against civilian targets in urban centres – that the nation saw a decade ago, the militants are making their presence felt through frequent, deadly forays targeting security personnel.

Two separate attacks on Monday, one in Dera Ismail Khan, the other in North Waziristan, are the latest in this series of murderous assaults. In the D.I. Khan incident, two civilians and a security man lost their lives when terrorists struck an oil firm while two soldiers were martyred in the North Waziristan gunfight.

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Source: The Dawn