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TTP Terrorists Hanged

Two hardcore terrorists involved in APS attack executed: ISPR

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RAWALPINDI: Two militants involved in 2014 Army Public School attack were hanged on Wednesday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The terrorists had been tried by military courts and had confessed to their crimes before a magistrate and trial court, the military’s media wing said in a statement.

“The militants were convicted for their involvement in acts of terrorism, including killing innocent civilians, attacks on law enforcement agencies and armed forces,” said the communiqué.

The suspects were identifies as Atta Ullah s/o Muhammad Sultan and Taj Muhammad s/o Altaf Khan, both active members of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

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M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.