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Pakistan: army warning

In late September, the Pakistani Army started warning Christians, churches and other Christian institutions in Pakistan that they are likely to face a wave of attacks from ISIS soon.

British Pakistani Christian Association

Reports for some time have been emerging of the progress ISIS is making in Pakistan, drawing the allegiance of many from existing extremist groups such as the Taliban. Apparently the Pakistani military has been purging IS sympathisers from its ranks and is contemplating further military action against extremist strongholds near the Afghanistan border. On occasion, depending on the political situation and orientation, the Pakistani army has intervened against extremists to protect Christians.