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May 18 – 24, 2015

May 19: Three injured in attack on Mardan polio team

Three persons were injured after a polio team administering vaccines in Tambulak was ambushed this week. The attacker was immediately shot and killed by a police officer.  Daily Times
 
May 21: Sectarian attack in Malir kills 3

A man and his two sons were shot dead in a suspected sectarian attack in the Malir area. The three family members were sitting at a restaurant when their assailants opened fire on them before fleeing the scene. Dawn

May 22: Suicide attack on Charsadda mosque injures 4

A suspected militant was killed after he exploded his suicide vest in a mosque, injuring four others. Dawn

May 24: Violent clashes over Quran desecration in Lahore

Violent clashes erupted between police officers and a charged mob following reports that a mentally-challenged Christian resident had allegedly burnt pages of the Holy Quran in Lahore. Humayun Faisal, the Christian youth in question, was taken into custody and charged under Section 295-B, which relates to Quranic desecrationPakistan Today