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I’m attaching a Reuters report with more details on yesterday’s bombing in Islamabad. I grew up in Islamabad, and the fact that restaurants are being bombed because they may be regularly frequented by foreigners is extremely upsetting. Five Rupees compiled a list of the attacks that have occurred in Pakistan this year – according to their calculations, 33 attacks have occurred in 75 days – that’s one attack every 55 hours on average. The Pakistani government should realize that this battle is on our doorsteps now. Playing the denial card only exacerbates this situation further. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those effected in the bombing.

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