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Pak Army Chief approves death sentence of nine terrorists

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Karachi : Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has approved the death sentence of nine terrorists convicted by military courts.

The accused were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including attack on Parade Lane Mosque, Inter Services Intelligence Headquarters, Multan, attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies, kidnapping and killing civilians in Lahore, the Express Tribune quoted a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying.

These convicts were tried by military courts.

The Army Chief had earlier confirmed death sentences for six terrorists involved in Peshawar school attack.(ANI)

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