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Pakistan to hang ‘terrorists’ behind bus attack and activist murder

Pakistan Military chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed the death sentences

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan’s military chief on Thursday approved the execution of five “hardcore terrorists” that the army said were involved in the killing of a prominent rights activist and a deadly bus attack claimed by Islamic State. An army statement said the five were charged in a military court and admitted their guilt, though it did not specify what they were charged with. Military chief General Raheel Sharif had confirmed the death sentences, it said. The five “perpetrated” the attack on a bus in Karachi last May, in which gunmen stormed the vehicle and killed 45 members of the minority Ismaili community,…

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