05 May 2017

News Story: Pakistan executes 3 hardcore terrorists - army

ISLAMABAD, May 4 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistani army said on Thursday that three more terrorists were hanged for their involvement in terrorism, after four were hanged on Wednesday.

"Today another 3 hardcore terrorists, who were tried by military courts have been executed. These terrorists were involved in committing heinous offenses relating to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking armed forces of Pakistan and law enforcement agencies," an army statement said.

All the convicts were active members of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and were tried in the military courts.

The convicts had admitted their offenses before the magistrates and the trial courts.

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