A bomb detonates in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 54. [http:--www.cbsnews.com-news-pakistan-bus-bomb-targets-government-workers-peshawar- (AP via CBS)] 2016 Peshawar bus bombing
In Peshawar, an unknown assailant shoots and kills Pakistani lawyer Samiullah Afridi, who had defended Dr. Shakil Afridi (in regards to assisting CIA agents hunt al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden), with two Pakistan militant groups, Jundullah and Jamaatul Ahrar, both claiming responsibility.
Pakistani protesters armed with sticks and stones clash with police in the centre of Islamabad after protests calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif turn violent. All schools in the capital have been closed as a result of the clashes.