LAHORE - The deaths caused by terrorists run into thousands but only seventeen high-profile executions have been carried out in the last one year after the tragic incident of APS School in Peshawar on December 16, an official document revealed.

The terrorists who faced executions were found involved in different acts of terrorism including attacks on military installations and security agencies.

The document also lists the names of seven other terrorists whose appeals are still pending in the Supreme Court and the high court after they were awarded capital punishment by the military and anti-terrorism courts.

Appeals of five terrorists which include Kamran s/o Muhammad Aslam, Ihsan Azeem s/o Muhammad Azeem, Asif Maroof s/o Muhammad Idrees, Aamir Yousaf s/o Muhammad Yousaf and Nadeem s/o Naeem Khan are pending in the Supreme Court. Similarly, appeals of two terrorists, Lance Naik Ghulam Nabi s/o Muhammad Ashraf and a civilian Abdul Malik alias Muslim s/o Aurangzeb Khan are pending in the high court.

Most of the executions took place during the month of January 2015, the month succeeding the APS incident. The names of 17 terrorists along with the dates of their execution are listed below:

A military court announced death sentence to Aqeel Ahmad alias Dr Usman s/o Nazir Ahmad and he was executed on December 19, 2014.

Arshad Mehmood s/o Meharban Khan was executed on December 19, 2014 following the award of death penalty by a military court. The same military court also sentenced to death four other terrorists which included Akhlas Ahmed alias Russi s/o Akhlaq Ahmad, Ghulam Sarwar s/o Safdar Hussain, Zubair Ahmad s/o Allah Ditta and Rashid Mehmood alias Teepu s/o Muhammad Anwar. They were executed on December 21, 2014. Nawazish Ali s/o Ali Muhammad who got capital punishment by a military court was executed on January 13, 2015.

Muhammad Zahid alias Zahida s/o Nazar Hussain was executed on January 15, 2015 as a result of a court verdict by ACT – II, Multan. Ahmed Ali s/o Ghulam Abbas and Ghulam Shabbir s/o Bashir Ahmed were also sentenced to death by the same anti-terrorism court and hanged on January 7, 2015.

Ikram Ul Haq alias Lahori alias Farooq Haider s/o Bashir Ahmed was hanged on January 17, 2015 after an Anti-terrorism of Faisalabad announced death penalty to them.

Zulfiqar Ali s/o Abdul Hameed was hanged on January 13, 2015. The verdict for his execution was passed by an Anti-terrorism court of Karachi.

The execution of Khalid Mehmood s/o Ahmed Khan was carried out on January 9, 2015. He was sentenced to death by a Chaklala-based military court. Mushtaq Ahmed s/o Imran Ahmed was executed on January 13, 2015. Qari M Tayyab s/o Nabi Ahmed was hanged on April 7, 2015 after a Faisalabad-based anti-terrorism court awarded him the death penalty. Mushtaq Ahmad s/o M Nawaz was hanged on September 30, 2015 following a decision by a military court. An anti-terrorism court at Multan sentenced Umar Nadeem s/o Nadeem and his execution took place on November 17, 2015.