Saudi Arabia executes two Pakistanis for drug smuggling

Other News Materials 21 August 2008 15:10 (UTC +04:00)

Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed two Pakistani nationals for smuggling drugs, a statement by the interior ministry said, dpa reported.

The ministry had ordered the men be executed by sword after they were caught smuggling heroin in the eastern city of Damman.

Drug smuggling carries the death penality in the Islamic state, where 63 people have been executed since the beginning of the year.