Pakistan gives death sentence to 9 terrorists

Islamabad, Sep 22: Pakistan has approved the death sentence of nine terrorists involved in various activities, a media report said.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations statement, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday confirmed the death sentences of nine terrorists involved in the killing of civilians and security personnel, Dawn online reported.

The statement said, terrorists were involved in the killing of Major General Sanaullah, General Officer Commanding for Malakand division, and Lt Col Tauseef Ahmed during an attack on the military convoy in Swat. The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility for the attack.