World landmarks don rainbow colours to honour Orlando Victims

Here’s a look at some of the landmarks lit up in glowing tribute to Orlando victims


News Desk June 14, 2016
The American flag is projected onto a giant soccer ball at the Eiffel Tower in memory of the victims of the gay nightclub mass shooting in Orlando, in Paris, France, June 13, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Landmarks around the world lit up in rainbow colours to express solidarity and honour victims of the mass shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando on Saturday.

From the World Trade Center in New York to the Eiffel tower in Paris and Brisbane’s Story Bridge, iconic city landmark’s honoured the victims of Orlando.

Here’s a look at some of the landmarks:

The heritage buildings on the Brussels Grand Place/Grote Markt lit up in the colors of the LGBT rainbow flag. PHOTO: AFP

A picture taken on June 13, 2016 shows the Eiffel Tower in Paris illuminated in rainbow colours. PHOTO: AFP 

People stand in front of the Royal Palace at Dam Square in Amsterdam as it is illuminated in rainbow colours. PHOTO: AFP

The Helmsley Building in the Manhattan borough of New York, US, June 14, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

Mexico's Foreign Affairs building in Mexico City, Mexico, June 13, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

Steam rises from the street as the spire of One World Trade Center is lit in rainbow colors. PHOTO: REUTERS

Stephen Flowers (L) and Nick Bazo, originally from Orlando and now living in Boston, hold a photo of their friends Drew Leinonen and Juan Guerrero, both killed in the Orlando's Pulse nightclub attack, at Boston's City Hall's Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts. PHOTO: REUTERS

St Georges Hall in Liverpool, northern England , June 13, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

People gather for a candlelight vigil during a memorial service for the victims of the shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, June 13, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS/Jim Young



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