The Pakistani government has said it would not resume negotiations with the Taliban until the armed fighters agree to a ceasefire.
Negotiations were suspended on Monday after a faction of the armed group said it had killed 23 soldiers held hostage since 2010.
Many people in Pakistan have lost relatives during years of deadly violence.
Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid met one mother who lost her son in the violence in South Waziristan.
Source: Al Jazeera