World Indonesia executes 8 drug-trafficking convicts, Filipina spared, media reports say

Eight drug-trafficking convicts from several countries were executed by an Indonesian firing squad shortly after midnight, media said.

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Eight drug-trafficking convicts from several countries were executed by an Indonesian firing squad shortly after midnight on Wednesday, media said, but a Filipina who was on death row with them was unexpectedly spared at the last minute.