As per the statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) has confirmed the death sentence awarded to 14 hardcore terrorists.
The ISPR said the convicted terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, i.e. attacking Armed Forces/ Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, destruction of communication infrastructure, police station, educational institution and killing of innocent civilians.
“On the whole, their terrorist activities resulted into death of 16 persons including 13 Armed Forces personnel and 3 civilians, whereas, injuring 19 others. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. These convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, 20 convicts have also been awarded imprisonment,” the statement by the ISPR said.