Three hanged in connection with plane hijacking case

WEB DESK: Three convicts were hanged today early morning in Karachi and Hyderabad jails,Aaj News reported

Shahsawar Baloch and Sabir Baloch were executed in Central jail, Hyderabad while Shabeer Baloch was hanged in Central jail, Karachi.

Security was on high alert in both jails.

In 1998, the hanged convicts high jacked Pakistan Airlines plane from Turbat, Balochistan and landed it in Hyderabad, Sindh. The plane was later rescued by a commando operation.

The convicts were sentenced to death on August 28 by an anti-terrorism court in Hyderabad.