Attacks rise in Pakistan as Taliban-backed truce fails
A policeman stands guard at a mosque in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, in August at the height of terrorist attacks in Pakistan. © Getty Images
ZIA UR REHMAN, Contributing writer | Pakistan
ISLAMABAD — The militant group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, commonly known as the Pakistani Taliban, has resumed terrorist attacks after declaring an end to a monthlong cease-fire on Dec. 9, accusing the government of not fulfilling its promises, including the release of key TTP leaders from jail.
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