12 Chilling Photos Taken Before Tragedy Struck

Tragedies are life changing events that can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Even though caution is exercised fate still wins. Just like these photographs that were taken right before tragedy struck. It gives a glimpse of the final powerful moments of these lives right before they ended. Take a walk through history and the images before disaster struck. It’s not an inspiring thought but morbid curiosity is part of human nature. Who knows? It might even help save a person’s life.

12. The Titanic titanic

Dubbed as the “unsinkable” ship, the Titanic struck an iceberg on April 14, 1912, at 11:30 p.m. about 375 miles south of Newfoundland on its maiden voyage from Europe to the United States. Only 705 of the 2,224 passengers on board were rescued aboard the RMS Carpathia by the time it arrived on scene hours later after it sank. More than 1,500 died in the sinking, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history.

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