The 6 Heartbreaking incidents of January 2020

The 6 Heartbreaking incidents of January 2020

Saturday 1st of February 2020

The 6 Heartbreaking incidents of January 2020

2020 had one of the worst beginnings we’ve ever experienced. Thousands of lives lost, death of a legend, natural phenomena and many more. Here are the 6 heartbreaking incidents that hit the headlines.

Australian Wildfires 

As per reports, this could be the worst wildfire the world has probably seen in decades. This started in late July and still burning up until this month where thousands of homes turned to ash and killed hundred thousands of animals.

Iran-US Conflict 

The incident that started the rumors of World War 3. This is brought after Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani got killed last January 3, 2020, by U.S. drone strike near Baghdad International Airport. Media and some reports called the killing as an assassination.

Ukrainian Plane Crash 

All 176 people on board the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 from Tehran to Kyiv weren’t able to escape death when the Boeing 737-800 got shot down last January 8, 2020. This is in time where there are high tensions in between Iran and United States.

Taal Eruption in Philippines 

The eruption started January 12 and affected thousands of families. The ashfall turned the once tourist spot in a dead and gray blanketing a wide area. It killed animals, affected numerous families, and feared to have an intense eruption it was raised on Alert Level 4.

Novel Coronavirus Outbreak 

Starting out as a mysterious disease from Wuhan, China, experts now call the cause of outbreak as Novel Coronavirus. As of this posting, the deadly strain of virus has confirmed 56 deaths. Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Macao, Hong Kong, France, and the United States have confirmed people infected with the new virus

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and Gigi’s Helicopter Crash 

This report broke many hearts as due to an unexpected helicopter crash, we lost the legend, “Black Mamba” Kobe Bryant, who at such tragic accident was with his daughter. There were no survivors from the crash and the world is mourning with his family.