With technological advancements booming worldwide, most handheld devices often have cameras, some as many as three. So, whenever tragedy strikes, most people instinctively reach out to their devices and start filming. Unfortunately, that’s the sad reality of the world we live in. People nowadays prefer capturing events instead of lending a helping hand. Nevertheless, in most photos on our list, nothing could be done to salvage the situation. From toxic love lives to escaped convicts, these photos might seem ordinary, but the stories behind them can be unnerving.
Joaquin’ El Chapo’ Guzman orchestrated two successful prison escapes as the head of the Sinaloa cartel. El Chapo was well connected and pulled off his first jailbreak by hiding inside a laundry mat at a maximum-security prison in Mexico. His second escape, more than a decade later, was even more daring. In 2015, his men dug a mile-long tunnel from an unfinished barn into El Chapo’s cell. However, his freedom was short-lived as the drug lord was arrested six months later and extradited to the U.S.