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Army chief confirms death sentences of 11 terrorists


RAWALPINDI:(APS) August 16, 2016- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of 11 ‘hardcore terrorists’ involved in committing “heinous offences related to terrorism,” said an Inter-Services Public Relations statement.

The convicts were involved in killing of DIG Fayyaz Sumbal and ASI Raza Khan of Balochistan Police and Inspector Kamran Nazir of Inter-Services Intelligence at Quetta, ISPR said.

The convicted terrorists also include those who were involved in sectarian killings, kidnapping and killing of civilians and personnel of Frontier Constabulary and killing of Major Majeed of Pakistan Army.

These convicts were tried by military courts.

They were found guilty of planning and executing a number of attacks on law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and the armed forces and involvement in the destruction of schools and communication infrastructure.

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