Pak Army chief confirms death sentence to 15

In September 2016, four suicide bombers attacked the Christian Colony in Peshawar. Security forces promptly responded and killed all the attackers. The Christian colony is situated outside the military cantonment.

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Islamabad, Publish Date: Dec 16 2018 11:15PM | Updated Date: Dec 16 2018 11:15PM
Pak Army chief confirms death sentence to 15File Photo

Pakistan Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa Sunday confirmed the death sentence of 15 "hardcore terrorists", who were involved in killing civilians and abetting the 2016 Christian Colony suicide attacks in Peshawar.

Gen Bajwa "confirmed the death sentence awarded to 15 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism," said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the army. 

In September 2016, four suicide bombers attacked the Christian Colony in Peshawar. Security forces promptly responded and killed all the attackers. The Christian colony is situated outside the military cantonment.

The Jamaat-ur Ahrar, a Taliban faction, claimed responsibility for the attack. 

 

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