COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa. – A file photo

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 terrorists, stated an Inter Services Public Relations.

The convicts were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including attacking armed forces, law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and killing of innocent civilians, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The convicted terrorists were involved in the killing of 69 people — 49 civilians and 20 uniform persons — and injuring 148 others.

Arms and explosives had also been recovered from their possession. A special military court had awarded death sentence to these convicts, added ISPR. The court also awarded imprisonment to four convicts.

Ain Ullah was a member of a proscribed organization who abetted terrorist commander Jamshed by designing and preparing a Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device for a terrorist attack at Suikarno Chowk, Khyber Bazar, Peshawar. The blast resulted in the death of 48 people and injuries to 109 others.

Naik Wali was involved in attacking armed forces and LEA personnel. He had participated in the killing of Lieutenant Umar Javed, Subedar Mohammad Mohsin, Havildar Amir Mohammad along with three other soldiers and injuring 14 others.

Fazal Manan abetted terrorist Shina Fiaz Ullah, a suicide bomber, to attack Saddar Police Station Kohat. Constable Khurshid Ahmed, Constable Mohammad Noor, and Constable Fayaz ul Husnain had lost their lives in the attack.

Rehmat Zada was involved in attacking armed forces and LEAs and responsible for the death of Havildar Musaver Khan, Sepoy Sohail Iqbal, Constable Fazal Malik in terrorist attacks.

Zaid Mohammad was involved in attacking personnel of the armed forces, killing Havildar Mohammad Yar and two soldiers.

Naimat Ullah was held responsible for attacking the armed forces of Pakistan and killed Sepoy Mohammad Rafique and injured Major Mohammad Akmal Hayat along with nine other soldiers.

Maseen Zada was involved in the destruction of the Rubicon College Gulibagh (Swat) and attacking the armed forces of Pakistan. He was held responsible for the death of Sepoy Asif Mehmood and injuries to Major Abdul Qayyum along with two soldiers.

Mohammad Rehman was involved in attacking LEAs, killing Police Constable Mushtaq Ahmed, and injuring two other police officials and a civilian.

Azmat Ullah was found involved in attacking the personnel of armed forces. He was held responsible for the death of Sepoy Asal Jan and injuries to another soldier.

Mohammad Raqeem was held responsible for attacking LEAs, which resulted in the death of Police Constable Manzoor Khan and injuries to another official.

Ikram Khan was involved in killing a civilian, Abdul Rehman, a member of a village defence committee. The convicts confessed their offences before a judicial magistrate and the trial court.