"Chief of Army Staff today signed death warrants of six hardcore terrorists convicted by the Field General Court Martial in accordance with law," Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asim Bajwa tweeted late on Thursday.

The announcement came a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that moratorium on execution has been lifted.

The Army withheld the names of the convicts and said their names will be notified once the executions are completed.

"The six cases cleared for execution had legal procedures completed," the media report quoted a military spokesman as saying.

The convicts were sentenced in cases relating to the Pakistan Army General Headquarters (GHQ) attack and for an attack on a military camp near River Chenab, beside others.

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