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Pak army chief approves death sentences of nine terrorists

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Karachi: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff ( COAS), General Raheel Sharif, has given his nod for the death sentences of nine terrorists who were involved in many atrocious terrorism activities, the head of military’s media wing said in a statement on Twitter.

According to The Dawn, the director general of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Bajwa, confirmed that the death sentences of the terrorists who were involved in the killing of civilians and security personnel had been approved.

The terrorists were involved in the killing of Major General Sanaullah, General Officer Commanding for Malakand division and Lieutenant Colonel Tauseef Ahmed during an attack on the military convoy in Swat.

The attack was claimed by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

ISPR also said that one terrorist was awarded life imprisonment. (ANI)