Las Vegas went dark for Paris attacks 2 years ago. This week, Paris paid its tribute to Vegas in the same way

“Pray for Vegas” was the status showing up all over people’s social media pages after the tragic mass shooting incident that unfolded in a country music festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1.

In 2015, Paris Las Vegas tweeted a photo in honor of the victims of the Paris terror attacks, and this was a gesture not forgotten.

Paris returned the favor by shutting off the lights of the Eiffel Tower as a tribute to the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas, and the two victims of the Marseille attack.

The photo below is what the official Twitter account of Paris posted with the caption, “In tribute to the victims of the attacks in Marseille and in Las Vegas, the Eiffel Tower will be extinguished at midnight.” And with the hashtag #weareunited.

The tribute photo soon went viral and got much appreciation from netizens.

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According to police, 59 people have died and 527 were wounded in the Las Vegas attack. While two women, aged 17 and 20, lost their lives in a knife attack in a train station in the southern French city of Marseille, same day as the Las Vegas attack.