RAWALPINDI: Chief Of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday signed the death warrants of seven "hardcore terrorists", said a statement released from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The statement added the individuals were involved in committing offences related to terrorism, including killing of civilians, police officials and armed forces personnel.

"They were also involved in sectarian killings. Firearms and explosives were also recovered from their possession," said the ISPR statement.