With elections coming up this Saturday in Pakistan, the country has been rocked this week with blasts aimed at disrupting the electoral process.
Yesterday, a bomb attack targeted an Islamist Party candidate in northwest Pakistan. He survived but five others were killed and many wounded. Monday saw the deadliest attacks in the run up to the elections when a suicide bomber targeted an election rally killing 25.
Declan Walsh is the Pakistan Bureau Chief for our partner The New York Times.