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COAS confirms death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists, ARY News reported. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists were involved in heinous offences including attacking armed forces and law enforcement egencies of Pakistan, killing of an innocent civilian and destruction of an educational institution. "On the whole, they (the terrorists) were involved in killing of 26 persons including a civilian and 25 Armed…

Smartphones: a double-edged sword for terrorists

PARIS: Bombs and guns aside, a smartphone can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a terrorist -- but it can also provide intelligence services with the tools to track them down. Three years ago to the day, the Paris attacks of November 13, 2015 remain one of the best known examples of a large-scale assault that could not have been planned without phones. The terrorists and bombers who struck the Bataclan concert hall and other nightlife spots used them extensively to coordinate the carnage, said a former French…

Murad terms Sindh police best force for fighting bravely with terrorists

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said the Sindh police was one of the best forces in the world for they fought against terrorists, target killers and extortionists bravely across the length and breadth of the province. “The peace has not returned here easily but it has taken lives of our police, Rangers and Pakistan Army personnel and I salute the martyrs and pay rich tribute to the families of shuhadas,” he said while addressing 40th batch of 760 men at the passing out parade of police at…

Attack foiled: Seven terrorists killed in North Waziristan

WAZIRISTAN: Security forces on late Tuesday killed seven terrorists while foiling an attack near Pakistani border post in North Waziristan, according to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR). The military’s public affairs wing said during the exchange of fire, seven terrorists were killed while three injured. On Sep 15, security forces had killed four terrorists during an intelligence-based operation conducted against a group of terrorists hiding in Manghochar area of Kalat. Two soldiers were martyred in the operation.…

Army chief signs death warrants for 11 ‘hardcore’ terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists involved in heinous acts of terrorism in the country.  According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), these terrorists were involved in attacks on armed forces/ law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and the killing of innocent civilians. On the whole, the death row convicts were involved in the killing of 69 persons, including 49…

Four terrorists killed, two soldiers martyred in Kalat

KALAT: Four terrorists were killed and two soldiers martyred during an intelligence-based operation conducted by security forces against a group of terrorists hiding in Manghochar area of Kalat, according to  Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The terrorists were planning to conduct major terrorist activities in Balochistan. In exchange of fire two soldiers also got injured. Two suicide jackets, large quantity of explosives and weapons and ammunition were also recovered. The IBO was carried out as part of the…

Three terrorists killed in Balochistan operation

QUETTA: Law enforcement agencies on Wednesday conducted an intelligence-based operation in Balochistan and killed three wanted terrorists. The operation was conducted in Kundi and Killi Zard Ghulam Jan located in district Kalat after receiving an intelligence tip off on the presence on terrorists in the area. Security forces reportedly killed three terrorists allegedly affiliated with the proscribed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Daesh terror outfits. The were identified as Khubaib, Shoaib and Waheed and were wanted by law…

Army chief signs death sentence for 13 terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday ratified death sentence of 13 hardened terrorists involved in heinous crimes. According to military's public affairs wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists were involved in killing of 202 people. Among those killed by the terrorists, 51 of them were security personnel while 151 citizens. At least 249 persons were also injured in the terrorist attacks,” the ISPR statement added. Trials of all the ‘hardened terrorists’ were…

CTD arrests two terrorists in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Counter-Terrorism Department on Friday claimed to have arrested two terrorists from Gujranwala, ARY News reported. A spokesman for the CTD said that the two belonged to a proscribed organisation. They were identified as Asif and Wali Muhammad. Weapons, explosive material, hand grenades, and other material from them were also found from their possession, The CTD claimed that the terrorists intend to target sensitive installations in the city, The arrested terrorists were shifted to some undisclosed…

Security forces kill four terrorists, arrest three suspects in Balochistan

RAWALPINDI: Security forces on Monday killed four terrorists and arrested three suspected terrorists in intelligence based operations in Ghazi mountains astride Sibi - Kohlu road and Awaran, Balochistan. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from them. In a separate operation on a terrorist hideout, explosive, weapons and ammunition including detonating cord and communication equipment were recovered, media wing of armed forces, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. Read More: BAP leader Siraj Raisani…