This Week in Pictures: April 18-24
In one of the deadliest migrant tragedies in the Mediterranean, more than 800 people are believe to have drowned as they tried to reach Europe by ship. About 100 people, including 28 children, were rescued by a merchant vessel in the Sicilian Strait.
The Chilean Calbuco volcano erupted, and stunning pictures of the event captured people’s attention around the world.
Meanwhile in the U.S., people gathered in Oklahoma to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building that killed 168 people and injured many others. And thousands ran the Boston Marathon, two years after the bombing by the Tsarnaev brothers detonated two pressure cooker bombs. The marathon happened to take place in the midst of younger brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial.