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Pakistan: Chief of Army Staff confirms death sentences awarded to 11 terrorists

Pakistan: Chief of Army Staff confirms death sentences awarded to 11 terrorists

India BloomsNews Service | @indiablooms | 05 May 2018, 04:09 pm

Islamabad, May 5 (IBNS):  Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence for 11 terrorists in the country, officials said.

As per a statement released by country's ISPR: "Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists."

Besides, 3 convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.

"These terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, i.e. attacking Armed Forces/ Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, Malakand University, destruction of various educational institutions and killing of innocent civilians including Mr Imran Khan Mohmind, a Member of Provincial Assembly (KPK)," read the statement.

"On the whole, they were involved in killing of 60 persons including 36 civilians, 24 Armed Forces/Frontier Constabulary/ Police Officials and injuring 142 others," it said.

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.

These convicts were tried by special military courts.