COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa. - A file photo

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed death sentences of 13 hardcore terrorists.

They were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, attacking armed forces, destruction of educational institutions and killing of innocent civilians, the ISPR press release said.

According to army’s media cell, the suspects were involved in killing of 202 persons including 151 civilians, 51 armed forces/Frontier Constabulary/ police officials and injuring 249 others.

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession, the ISPR statement said. The ISPR said that these convicts were tried by special military courts and seven convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.

Those who would be hanged to death are Munir Rehman, Muhammad Bashir, Hafiz Abdullah, Bakht Ullah Khan, Shah Khan, Muhammad Sohail Khan, Daud Shah, Muhammad Munir, Habib Ullah, Muhammad Asif, Gul Shah, Jalal Hussain, Ali Sher.