AP reports seven bodies were found in the burned Karachi airport building in Pakistan after a terror attack by a Pakistan Taliban group. This is increasing the death toll to 26.
Agence France Presse in response to the attack and in unrelated news reports about airstrikes on Taliban hideouts that killed 15 in northwest Pakistan today.
The Wall Street Journal says: The deadly assault on Karachi’s international airport shows the growing sophistication of the Pakistani Taliban, which has an increasing presence in the country’s largest city and appears poised to inflict further damage despite a split in its ranks, government leaders and analysts said Monday.
FOX Television today puts the release of an American service man in exchange for 5 members of the Taliban terror group a possible reason for the Karachi airport attack. At the same time the Republican-leaning US TV channel blames US President Obama.