Those targeted were Muslims, but were no doubt considered to be apostates or heretics in some way by the attackers.
“Deadly bombings rock Pakistan market,” Fox News, June 23, 2017:
At least 15 people were killed and 70 others were wounded Friday after two bombings at a crowded market in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region, Pakistani government officials said.
The two bombs detonated minutes apart at the Tori market in Parachinar Friday afternoon, local government administrator Zahid Hussain said….
Earlier on Friday, a suicide car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief’s office in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, killed 11 people and wounded 20 others…