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Eiffel Tower in Paris goes dark in solidarity with Beirut blast victims. Watch video

Eiffel Tower in Paris goes dark in solidarity with Beirut blast victims. Watch video

In a symbolic tribute to the victims of the Beirut blast, the Eiffel Tower in Paris joined Pyramids in Giza, Burj Khalifa in Dubai and switched off its lights for an hour on Wednesday (August 5).

A candlelit vigil was held outside the Sacre Coeur basilica in Paris to pay tribute to the victims of the warehouse explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, news agency Reuters reported.

Earlier on August 5, Pyramids in Giza, Burj Khalifa in Dubai were lit up with a display of Lebanon's flag to show solidarity for the victims of the deadly explosion.

Taking to Twitter, the Burj Khalifa official Twitter account tweeted: "#BurjKhalifa lights up in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in #Lebanon."

Beirut rocked by deadly blast

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