New Delhi: Here is a list of the 15 most brutal methods of execution in the recorded history of mankind:
Whether it's being set on fire inside of a tyre or having your limbs slowly cut off, these deaths are sure to make you cringe.
15. Buried Alive
Being buried alive starts out our list of executions. Dating back to times B.C., this punishment has been used for individuals as well as groups.
The victim is usually tied up and then placed in a hole and buried. One of the most recent and disturbing uses of this form of execution was the Nanjing Massacre during World War II, when Japanese soldiers buried groups of Chinese civilians alive in what was referred to as the "Ten Thousand Corpse Ditch".