PAKISTAN: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR AHMADI WORSHIP PLACE ATTACK
January 17, 2015: In Pakistan, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) awarded death sentence to two militants for their role in 2010 bomb and gun attack on an Ahmadi worship place¬†in Lahore.
The two convicts, Maawia and Abdullah, were handed the sentence on seven¬†counts.
Both the militants are members of proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
The horrific attack was carried out in Lahore‚Äôs Model Town and Garhi Shahu localities simultaneously on May 28, 2010 against Ahmadis, killing 86 people and wounding over 150 men and children. (Sources: SAMAA, 17/01/2015)