ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday confirmed death sentence of 11 hardcore terrorists.

Three other convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.

A statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) said: “These terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism including attacking armed forces and law enforcement agencies of Pakistan, Malakand University, destruction of various educational institutions and killing of innocent civilians including Imran Khan Mohmind, a Member of Provincial Assembly (KP).

On the whole, they were involved in the killing of 60 persons including 36 civilians, 24 armed forces and Frontier Constabulary personnel and Police officials and injuring 142 others.

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession, the ISPR said. These terrorists were tried by special military courts.

These terrorists included Burhan Uddin, son of Umar Daraz; Shaheer Khan, son of Rehman Uddin and Gul Faraz Khan, son of Wasli Khan.

All the convicts were members of proscribed a organization. They were involved in attacking the funeral ceremony of civilian Abdullah at Zargrano Killi, Sher Ghar (Mardan), which resulted in the death of 30 civilians including Imran Khan Mohmind, a Member of Provincial Assembly (KP) and injuries to 100 others. These convicts admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. All convicts were awarded death sentences.

Muhammad Zeb, son of Muhammad Nawab was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of Naib Subedar Muhammad Hanif, Havildar Muhammad Naseer, Havildar Muhammad Qayyum along with two other soldiers and injuries to six others. He was also found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .

Saleem, son of Abdul Mateen, was a member of proscribed organization. He was involved in the killing of innocent civilians and attacking armed forces/law enforcement agencies, which resulted in the death of three civilians, four soldiers and injuries to 12 others. He was also involved in destruction of Government High School Dherai (Swat). The convict confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court.

Izat Khan, son of Ajib ul Bahar, was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in the killing of innocent civilians and attacking armed forces as well as Malakand University, which had resulted in the death of a civilian, four police officials and injuries to seven others. The convict was also involved in destruction of three different educational institutions. Moreover, he was found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convict confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .

Muhammad Imran, son of Hazrat Umar, was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking armed forces, which had resulted in death of Naik Ghulam Hassan, Naik Ifitkhar Ali along with a soldier and injuries to four others. He was also found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convict had confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .

Yousaf Khan, son of Ahmed Jan was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in the killing of an innocent civilian and attacking armed forces, which had resulted in death of two soldiers and injuries to four others. The convict confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .

Nadir Khan, son of Amir Rehman, was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking armed forces, which had resulted in the death of Havildar Muhammad Ismail along with a soldier. He was also found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convict confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .

Muhammad Arif Ullah Khan, son of Zareen Gul, was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking armed forces, which had resulted in death of two soldiers and injuries to seven others. The convict confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .

Bakht Muhammad Khan, son of Ghawas Khan, the convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in killing of a civilian and attacking armed forces, which had resulted in the death of two soldiers and injuries to two others.

The convict had confessed to his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence .