An aerial view of the Jonestown mass suicide/massacre.
On November 18th, 1978, over 900 people commited suicide simultaneously in the Jonestown settlement of Guyana. They were all members of the People’s Temple, a religious organization led by Reverend Jim Jones. During that night, the 909 people swallowed cyanide. Those who refused to do it were shot down because they tried to scape.
The video below is a documentary showing the full story of the event and some interesting footage. WARNING: there is graphic content and many other information&footage that may give you nightmares!