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02/17/2013

Editor's Choice - Picture of the Day - February 17, 2013

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Every once in awhile a series of images comes across a photo editor's screen that must be seen. One act of terrorism can not only destroy the lives of those near the scene but also the lives of those left behind.

 

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Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

People gather, Sunday, at the site of Saturday's bomb attack in a Shi'ite Muslim area in the Pakistani city of Quetta. A provincial official criticized Pakistani security forces after a bombing targeting the Shi'ite Hazara community killed 81 people.

 

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Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

A boy reacts as he walks at the site of Saturday's bomb attack.

 

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Arshad Butt/AP Photo

Local residents survey the damaged market caused by Saturday's bombing.

 

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Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

A man prepares graves for the burial of victims of Saturday's bomb attack.

 

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Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

People gather around coffins.

 

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Mohsin Raza/Reuters

A Shi'ite Muslim woman cries during a protest in Lahore, Pakistan, against Saturday's bomb attack in Quetta's Shi'ite Muslim area.

 

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Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

A man grieves for his granddaughter, who was killed in Saturday's bomb attack.

 

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Arshad Butt/AP Photo

A Pakistani boy, whose brother was killed in Saturday's bombing, is comforted by a relative at a Mosque where the bodies are being held.

 

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Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images

A Pakistani Shiite Muslim mourns the death of a relative as he gathers with the coffins of bomb attack victims.

 

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Naseer Ahmed/Reuters

A girl cries during the funeral of victims of Saturday's bomb attack.

 

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Arshad Butt/AP Photo

An elderly Pakistani man, reacts next to the body of his grandson Mohammed Javaid, a victim of Saturday's bombing.

 

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Arshad Butt/AP Photo

A man and a girl look through the shattered window of a house, damaged by the bombing.

 

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