Losing ground and fighters daily, the militant group is exploiting children in a desperate attempt to exert its dwindling power, observers say.
Over two dozen people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up in a vegetable market full of citizens.
Residents say terrorists cannot break their unity nor divide them on sectarian lines.
The Sindh Counter Terrorism Department is working with university administrators to prevent the spread of militancy among educated youth.
No group claimed responsibility for killing DPO Sajid Khan Mohmand, a longtime police veteran and father of six.
ISIS planned to build the headquarters of its Khorasan branch near the border with Pakistan, but operations in the past month have put an end to those ambitions.
Civilians who once sympathised with the Taliban have developed a hatred for the militants after they killed people in horrible ways, observers say.
The explosion targeted a police vehicle, killing police and civilians, on the last Friday of Ramadan.
Children suffer the most from terrorism and militant attacks, health professionals and security analysts say.
ISIS has been making inroads in Pakistan through alliances with local militant outfits such as LeJ and the Jamatul Ahrar faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).