Pakistan Army Chief Bajwa confirms death sentences of 11 terrorists: ISPR
Islamabad, Sept 28 (IBNS): Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday confirmed the death sentences conferred to 11 terrorists.
The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) told in a statement the terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism.
"Today Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, i.e attacking Armed Forces/Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, destruction of an educational institution and killing of innocent civilians," read the ISPR statement.
"On the whole, they were involved in killing of 69 persons including 49 civilians, 20 Armed Forces/Police Officials and injuring 148 others. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession," it said.
These convicts were tried by special military courts.
Besides, 4 convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.