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Pakistani violence kills 8; Gen. Raheel signs 10 death sentences

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD -- Recent fighting and other violence killed three Pakistani militants and five security personnel, media reported November 22. Meanwhile, army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif signed 10 terrorists' death sentences.

A roadside bombing in Peshawar killed three Frontier Corps members, Geo News reported.

In Safi Tehsil, Mohmand Agency, security forces killed three terrorists in a shoot-out November 21, a local official confirmed, according to The Express Tribune. One day earlier, militants killed two Levies Force members, a security official said.

Gen. Raheel November 22 signed the death sentences of 10 convicted terrorists, Inter-Services Public Relations said, according to SAMAA. Military courts issued those death sentences.

Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police in Sindh Province Junaid Sheikh November 21 said that "thousands" of Pakistanis have gone to Syria to fight both for and against the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL), SAMAA reported.

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