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Army chief ratifies death sentence of 10 terror convicts

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences awarded to 10 militants by military courts for their involvement in various acts of terrorism.
According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued on Friday, the “hardcore terrorists” were convicted of killing innocent civilians and soldiers and attacking law-enforcement agencies, armed forces personnel and education institutions of the country.
The 10 convicts were behind the killing of as many as 41 security personnel, and injuries sustained by 33 others, the ISPR said. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.
In addition to the 10 militants, three other convicts were awarded imprisonment of varying periods by the military courts.