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22 August 2017 Last updated 16 minutes ago

Four 'hardcore terrorists' tried by military courts hanged: ISPR

Four 'hardcore terrorists' tried by military courts hanged File photo Four 'hardcore terrorists' tried by military courts hanged

Four 'hardcore terrorists' tried by military courts and convicted of involvement in "heinous offences relating to terrorism were executed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Thursday.

The convicts confessed to being guilty of killing civilians, destroying educational institutions, attacking the armed forces and law enforcement agencies, and Saidu Sharif airport, ISPR said.

Details of each convict provided by ISPR are as follows:

1. Bakht-e-Ameer s/o Ameer Zareen

The convict was an active member of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking the armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death and injuries to officers and soldiers. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

2. Asghar Khan s/o Ahmad Jan

The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, Law Enforcement Agencies and destruction of educational institution which resulted in death and injuries to soldiers and civilians. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

3. Muhammad Nawaz s/o Gul Muhammad

The convict was active member of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in deaths of soldiers. He was also in possession of firearms and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

4. Mushtaq Ahmed s/o Muhammad Miraj

The convict was an active member of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Saidu Sharif Airport, killing employees of Meteorological Department and destruction of an educational institution which resulted in the deaths of civilians and injuries to soldiers. He was also in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.