Here are some of the most tragic photos reflecting horrifying events that went viral on the web. You can feel the drama, as well as the excitement, as each of the photos leaves you teary-eyed.
In a war-torn country, it is sometimes not easy to see how ordinary people struggles. Here we see Issa, a 10-year old boy carrying a mortar shell to be brought to a weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, September 7, 2013. He works with his father in the factory for ten hours every day except on Fridays.
After a tornado devastated the outskirts of Oklahoma, City, Danielle Stephan finds comfort in the side of her boyfriend, Thomas Layton. We see them here pause in between salvaging through the remains of a family member’s home.
A father cries out in sheer pain after learning that his two children died by shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, at al-Ansari area in Aleppo.
Miles Scott who is now seven years old is an American child cancer survivor nicknamed “Batkid.” Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco grants Miles’ wish to be a batkid for a day.
A boy clings to his mother’s leg as he cries in fear in front of their damaged house after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Longmen village, Lushan county in Ya’an, Sichuan province in April of 2013.