Eiffel Tower goes dark to mourn Beirut victims

Published on 6 Aug 2020 1:51:40 PM

Paris' Eiffel Tower switched off its lights an hour earlier than usual on Wednesday (August 5) to commemorate the victims of an explosion in Beirut .

Earlier in the evening, a candlelit vigil was held outside the Sacre Coeur in Paris where people stood in silence, draped in Lebanese flags.

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