Year in Review 2017 — Memorable Photos
Events from May to August 2017
GoldenTwine Informatics have compiled the most memorable events of the year 2017 under various categories like animals, natural disasters, music and cinema, festivals, politics, sports, violence and terror, celebrities we lost, and tragic war.
We would publish ten spectacular stories and pictures on alternate days that have either amazed, shocked or inspired us.
Year in Review 2017 — Memorable Photos Part 2
A Soyuz spacecraft carries three men to the International Space Station. The rocket was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Image Source: Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters / Newscom
Today, we publish on this blog post, our choice of ten most memorable photos of events that happened from May to August 2017.
1. May 3, 2017
A demonstrator catches on fire during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela. It happened as protesters clashed with police and the gas tank of a police motorbike exploded. Other photos from the scene showed the man being attended to with burns on his body.
Image Source: Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images
2. May 24, 2017
Migrants swim in the Mediterranean Sea after their wooden boat capsized near the Italian island of Lampedusa. More than 600 people were rescued, but at least 30 people died.
Image Source: Chris McGrath / Getty Images
3. June 14, 2017. Grenfell Tower, London.
Burning debris falls from the Grenfell Tower, a high-rise apartment building in London, during a deadly fire. Dozens of people were killed, and British Prime Minister Theresa May announced a full public inquiry into the disaster.
Image Source: Guilhem Baker / London News Pictures / PressFrame
See also Image 5. July 1, 2017. Grenfell Tower, London.
4. June 28, 2017. Mosul, Iraq.
An aerial view shows the destroyed al-Nuri mosque during fighting between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants in Mosul, Iraq. ISIS, through its news agency, said US warplanes were responsible for the loss and its leaning minaret. US officials told CNN the ISIS claim was “1,000% false.” Iraqi military commanders said ISIS militants blew the mosque up after troops closed in. The destruction could amount to a war crime, according to the UN Human Rights Council.
Image Source: Felipe Dana / AP
5. July 1, 2017. London.
Grenfell Tower looming over a Tube station. A 24-story public housing building, Grenfell caught fire on June 14, killing 71 people.
Image Source: Andrew Testa for The New York Times
6. July 12, 2017. Mosul, Iraq.
Iraqi soldiers washed and dressed a boy who had been carried out of an area under Islamic State control by a man suspected of being a militant.
Image Source: Ivor Prickett for The New York Times
The following image may disturb some of you.
7. July 25, 2017
Bodies of dead migrants are piled up inside a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea, about 15 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. Rescuers saved 167 migrants from the boat and said it was one of the worst conditions of overcrowding they had ever seen.
Image Source: Santi Palacios / AP
8. July 25, 2017
Conjoined twins Rabia and Rukia stay at a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They were waiting on medical opinions over whether they would be separated by a surgical procedure.
Image Source: KM Asad / ZUMA
9. July 26, 2017. Caracas, Venezuela.
Soldiers protecting themselves from Molotov cocktails thrown during protests against President Nicolás Maduro.
Image Source: Meridith Kohut for The New York Times
10. August 31, 2017. Beaumont, Texas.
Polluted water inundated homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Image Source: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times
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