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RIYADH (Web Desk) – Saudi authorities executed a Pakistani convicted of killing a Bangladeshi woman.

Elias Ismail was found guilty of fatally stabbing Hajar Hussein during a robbery and was executed in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, an interior ministry statement carried by the official SPA news agency said.

The executions so far this year include 47 for “terrorism” carried out in a single day on January 2.

Most people put to death in Saudi Arabia are beheaded with a sword.