Frankenstein of terror in Pakistan

Another suicide attack, one hundred losing their lives, but this time attack is in Pakistan itself. A suicide bomber committed the heinous crime inside the mosque behind highly secure police lines in Peshawar. A grim reminder to Pakistan is that the devil of terrorism, which it unleashed on India for decades, has now taken the shape of Frankenstein and is proving to be a self-induced pogrom for Pakistan. Trepidation is there among citizens who are already battling with economic woes and the scarcity of daily-use household goods. Pakistan had never paid any heed to the advice of India and other countries: “don’t play with fire.” Famous press conference of then Secretary of State of USA, Hillary Clinton, in presence of then Foreign Minister of Pakistan, HinaRabbaniKhar, “You can’t keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbours. Eventually, those snakes are going to turn on whoever has them in the backyard.” All those words have come true as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has struck again. More serious is the fact that TTP has infiltrated deep into the security establishment of Pakistan, and the suicide bomber was residing in the staff quarters of the police lines in a high-security area. A time to self-introspect for Pakistan, two countries declared independence one day apart, one is the largest democracy in the world with the fifth largest economy and right now crowned with the G20 Presidency- a country striving to be a manufacturing hub and the other is a failed rogue state exporting terrorism worldwide, no money to import petrol, even scarcity of wheat flour, a moment of mortification for Pakistan. Egregiously, Pakistan has still shown no remorse or change in policy.