Most Tragic Crimes of the 21st Centuryanonygirl Get the tissues ready, because this list will consist of the saddest and most tragic murders of the 21st century so far (2001-2016). The following list of 21st century murders and attacks are so tragic that no one in the entire world will ever forget.
The Top Ten
Thousands of deaths. - Cyri
This is so sad, over 20 children that could have lived great lives were killed by some idiotic 20 year old. - BritishGoat
*cries* - DrayTopTens
20 children died in this all because of some mentally-ill 20 year old who should’ve never been alive whatsoever. - JoeBoi
@AggressiveBlaze: You are correct about this being nowhere near as tragic as 9/11. The only reason why I put this so high on the list is because out of the 26 people killed, 20 of them were children under 11 (they were ages 6-7). In all the other massacres and terrorist attacks (except 9/11, where both children and adults were killed) I listed,all (or nearly all) the people killed were adults. I do not mean to sound offensive, but I think the most tragic deaths are the deaths of children ages 10 and younger (I don't know why though). I do not think that Call of Duty contributed to the Sandy Hook shooting, but I can see why your mom will not let you play it. - anonygirl
A true loss of innocence
*cries* - DrayTopTens
In March of 2003, a 6-year-old girl named Annie McGann Cumpson was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the way to the circus. She was a friend to everyone. A couple years later, a playground dedicated to her was built. - anonygirl
I mean, come on! That attack claimed the life of a beloved UC Berkeley student. - anonygirl
132 children and 9 adults were massacred by Muslim extremists.
Over 250 innocent civilians killed by a car bomb detonated by ISIS, including over 100 young children.
A truck crashed into a fireworks show in Nice, France, killing 84 people, including 10 children. - anonygirl
In 2012, a 15-year-old girl named Audrie Potts committed suicide because she was raped by at least 3 boys. - anonygirl
In 2012, a 15-year-old girl named Audrie Potts committed suicide because she was raped by multiple teenage boys. - anonygirl
This should be like in the top 5. 58 people died.
Already on the list.
17 people killed... no one was caught during the shooting and his event led to gun control arguments
Very specific. - Cyri
So sad. Almost cried when I saw the Ave Maria video. Hey I’m 10! (almost)
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