It was a grim week starting with a terrorist attack in Gurdaspur and the sudden death of the former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Yakub Memon was hanged to death following much deliberation by the Supreme Court. Cecil the lion from Zimbabwe, could not live life king size.

Here is the week that was, in pictures.

SP Baljit Singh in a hospital after he was injured in the gun battle with terrorists in Gurdaspur district. He succumbed to his injuries. | Source: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam during the funeral ceremony at the Pei Karumbu ground.| Source: PTI

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, attends a hearing behind bars in a courtroom in Zintan. | Source: Reuters

An aerial view shows debris of a crashed light plane and burning houses are seen after the plane went down in a residential area and burst into flames, in Chofu, outskirt of Tokyo.| Source: Reuters

Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid along with Awami Itihaad Party leaders and workers, holding a banner and black flags, shout slogans during a protest against the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, at Ghanta Ghar in Srinagar on Thursday.| Source: PTI

Resident Autumn Fuller, 10, places a stuffed animal at the doorway of River Bluff Dental clinic in protest against the killing of a famous lion in Zimbabwe, in Bloomington, Minnesota.| Source: Reuters

On July 11, India's population touched 127,42,39,769 which constitutes 17.25 per cent of the world's population.| Source: PTI

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers on the occasion of International Tiger Day, in Patna.| Source: PTI

French gendarmes and police stand near a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion.| Source: Reuters

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi talks to the media after meeting students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune on Friday. | Source:PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi exchange greetings during funeral ceremony of former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the Pei Karumbu ground. | Source: PTI

People of Mashal Danga Enclave celebrate with tricolor rangoli near India- Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar District of West Bengal, as India and Bangladesh exchange 162 adversely-held enclaves. | Source: PTI