Pakistan Taliban attacks: A soldier's story
27 January 2014 Last updated at 10:47 GMT
Pakistan's parliament has been meeting to discuss a response to a string of militant attacks that have already killed over a hundred people since the new year.
There's huge debate in the country as to whether to talk to the Pakistani Taliban or fight them, but people are growing increasingly frustrated with their leaders for not making a decision.
Aleem Maqbool meets the family of one soldier who, like thousands of others, has perished in the ongoing conflict.