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Nigerian Among 14 Drug Convicts to be Executed in Indonesia this Weekend

Armed police officers and security personnel stand guard as a ferry carrying ambulances prepares to set off for Nusakambangan island where the executions of the five of six drug convicts will be performed, at Wijayapura port in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Five foreigners and an Indonesian woman sentenced to death on drug charges will be executed by firing squad despite international pleas, Indonesian officials said Saturday. (AP Photo/Wagino)

Indonesia will execute 14 drug convicts including at least four foreigners this weekend, the attorney general said on Wednesday, Reuters reports.

Those executed will include nationals of Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and India, H. Muhammad Prasetyo told reporters at the state palace. He did not say which day on the weekend.

More details to come.



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