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Last pictures of people, moments before they died

By Afsana Khatoon, 20 September 2017


1Ernest Thompson

He was a World War II veteran who was born in Georgia and enlisted in the Navy at the age of 19. He was a Pearl Harbor Attack Survivor. Thompson was on board the battle ship USS Tennessee when Pearl Harbor was under attack during World War II. He played a crucial role in bringing the Battleship USS Iowa to the Los Angeles Port. He had also worked for the USS Missouri and while on board did witness the Japanese surrender in 1945. On 3rd November 2016 the brave WW2 veteran died peacefully warm in his bed. In October he just celebrated his 99th birthday. His grandson Williams said that "He always said, he wasn't a hero. He served his country. His Memorial was conducted on the Battleship Iowa in San Pedro. A flag was raised, “Taps” were played and color guards highlighted the celebration of his life.

Ernest Thompson

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2Divya Bharti

Another successful Hindi and Telugu film actress, who rose to fame in the early 1990s was Divya Bharti. On the night of 5th April 1993, she fell from her five-storied apartment building, located in Versova Mumbai. She was merely 21 years old. Her tragic death lead to various speculations and theories. Sajid Nadiadwala, Divya's husband was considered to be main suspect and another theory was that he had ties with the underworld which lead to Divya's death. Eventually, in 1998 the Mumbai police and Divya's parents claimed her death to be accidental. Though, the case was closed, the main cause of death till today remains a mystery. 

Divya Bharti

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