Despite Pakistan's intensified military operations in restive tribal areas following last year's horrific Taliban massacre at a school in Peshawar, militants still have the ability to launch spectacular attacks on targets linked to the country's military and government.
On Friday, a Taliban assault on a military base on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar left at least 29 dead, including 16 worshippers gunned down in a mosque during prayers.
Here is a look at some major attacks in recent years in Pakistan by the Taliban and other militants.
—Sept. 18: Taliban storm a military air base used as a residential area on the outskirts of...