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Raheel Sharif confirms death sentences awarded to 10 terrorists

Raheel Sharif confirms death sentences awarded to 10 terrorists

India Blooms News Service | | 22 Nov 2016, 04:19 pm
Rawalpindi, Nov 22 (IBNS): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed death sentences awarded to another 10 terrorists.

As per Pakistan's ISPR website, the militants were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering of Captain Jonaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Naik Shahid Rasool and Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed of SSG.

"They planned and executed attacks on Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan which resulted in deaths and injuries to several soldiers," read the statement.

They were also involved in destruction of educational institutions and communication infrastructure. Fire-arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.

These convicts were tried by military courts.

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