Pak claims to execute five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan terrorists

| Updated: Mar 09, 2017 01:41 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that it executed 'five hardcore terrorists' belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Pakistan daily Express Tribune quoted a release by the government's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), stating that the terrorists, tried by the military courts, admitted to their crimes. The military courts were set up under the 21st constitutional amendment after the 2014 Peshawar attack, which left over 150 people, mostly children, dead. Those who were executed include Shoukat Ali, involved in attacking of law enforcement agencies. He was tried on five charges and awarded the death sentence. Imdadullah was involved in destruction of an educational institution in district Buner of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and attack on LEAs, which resulted in death and injuries to soldiers. Whereas Sabir Shah, Khandan and Anwar Ali were involved in attacking the armed forces, which killed and injured soldiers. (ANI)