A police commando stands alert at a site of bombing. (Photo: AP)
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Pakistan’s Week of Terror: 6 Blasts in One Week Kill Close to 100 

Starting from as early as 2 February, when two policemen were killed in Balochistan, to an attack at a crowded Sufi shrine by a suicide bomber in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens, Pakistan has been shook by close to a dozen bombings this month.

The attack on the Sufi shrine adds to the the wave of bombings this week across the South Asian nation.

Here’s a visual narrative of four most deadly attacks in Pakistan in the last five days.

Lahore: 13 February, At Least 13 Dead

A police officer cordons off the site of bombing in Lahore. (Photo: AP)
A police officer cordons off the site of bombing in Lahore. (Photo: AP)

A deadly bombing took place in Lahore on 13 February when a large bomb struck a protest rally in the eastern city of Lahore, killing many people and wounding others.

A local police official said the blast occurred when a man on a motorcycle rammed into the crowd of hundreds of pharmacists, who were protesting new amendments to a law governing drug sales.



Pakistani volunteers rush injured people to ambulances following the deadly bombing. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani volunteers rush injured people to ambulances following the deadly bombing. (Photo: AP)


Another police commando stands alert at the site of bombing. (Photo: AP)
Another police commando stands alert at the site of bombing. (Photo: AP)

Lahore: 14 February, Over 12 Dead



People mourn the death of a family member who was killed in the suicide blast. (Photo: AP)
People mourn the death of a family member who was killed in the suicide blast. (Photo: AP)

On 14 February, there was another deadly blast in Lahore when a breakaway Taliban faction executed a suicide bombing during a funeral in Lahore.

Markets and businesses were closed across much of Pakistan’s Punjab province on the 14th in mourning for over a dozen people killed in the bombing.

People mourn the death of a family member who was killed in the suicide blast. (Photo: AP)
People mourn the death of a family member who was killed in the suicide blast. (Photo: AP)

Peshawar: 15 February, Over 20 Dead

Staff shift an injured security officer to emergency ward at a hospital in Peshawar. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
Staff shift an injured security officer to emergency ward at a hospital in Peshawar. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Next came the Peshawar attack on 15 February when a Taliban suicide bombing targeted the administrative headquarters of a tribal region in northwestern Pakistan. The attack killed scores of policemen and two passers-by, according to officials.

A Pakistani security officer stands alert at the site of a bombing in Ghalanai in the Pakistan’s tribal region of Mohmand. (AP Photo/Alamgir Khan)
A Pakistani security officer stands alert at the site of a bombing in Ghalanai in the Pakistan’s tribal region of Mohmand. (AP Photo/Alamgir Khan)

Peshawar: Twin Suicide Bombings on 15 February, 6 Dead

Pakistani volunteers search a vehicle targeted by a bomber. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani volunteers search a vehicle targeted by a bomber. (Photo: AP)

The same day, Peshawar also witnessed twin suicide bombings in northwestern Pakistan. They killed at least 6 people, following an almost three-month-long lull in the volatile region. A breakaway Taliban faction claimed responsibility for one of the attacks.

Sehwan: 16 February, 72 Dead



Pakistani para-military soldiers stand alert after a deadly suicide attack at the shrine. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani para-military soldiers stand alert after a deadly suicide attack at the shrine. (Photo: AP)

An ISIS suicide bomber targeted worshippers at a famous shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing dozens of worshippers and leaving hundreds of people wounded, officials said.



Pakistani students pray for victims on Friday following the suicide bombing at the Sufi shrine. (Photo: AP)
Pakistani students pray for victims on Friday following the suicide bombing at the Sufi shrine. (Photo: AP)

Pakistani security forces arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids a day after the massive bombing claimed by ISIS group killed dozens of worshippers at the famed Sufi shrine in a southern province.

(With inputs from AP)