20 April 2017

News Story: Pakistan army chief issues execution order of 30 hardcore terrorists - army

ISLAMABAD, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday signed execution orders of 30 hardcore terrorists who were awarded death sentence by military courts, the military said.

"These terrorists were involved in committing heinous offenses relating to terrorism," an army statement said.

They were behind the attack on the army public school in Peshawar, kidnapping and slaughtering soldiers of security officials, attack on an airport in Swat Valley, killing of innocent civilians, attacking armed forces law enforcement agencies, the statement said.

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