Participating in a procession mourning deaths of Prophet Mohammad’s grandchildren, Shiites torch a market in Sunni-dominated Rawalpindi, a garrison city adjacent to Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, on November 15, 2013. Photo by Naveed Ahmad

Sunni-Shiite violence soars in Pakistan

(RNS) Tit-for-tat target killings between Sunnis and Shiites have escalated this past year, with Taliban forces repeatedly targeting Shiite processions and places of worship and Iran-backed Shiite groups retaliating.