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Thousands Light Up Social Media With A Candle For Paris

As night fell Saturday on Paris, thousands refused to let the bloodshed dim the City of Lights, posting their lit candles using #UneBougiePourParis.

Posted on November 14, 2015, at 7:09 p.m. ET

People light candles for the victims of the Paris attacks in central Tirana, Albania.
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People light candles for the victims of the Paris attacks in central Tirana, Albania.

As the world continued to mourn the terrorist attacks in Paris, thousands on Saturday paid tribute to the victims on social media with #UneBougiePourParis, or "A Candle For Paris."

The candle tribute was the latest to take hold on social media following the Paris terrorist attacks on Friday night.

In all, 129 were killed and 352 were injured at six locations in what French authorities described as coordinated attack carried out by seven assailants — all of whom died in the process.

Vigils sprung up across the world overnight Friday as major landmarks were illuminated in the colors of France in a show of global solidarity.

On Saturday, the #UneBougiePourParis campaign started with people posting photos of their candles for Paris online.

https://twitter.com/Ben__Freeman/status/665618022460235776

Many gathered in public squares in a show of solidarity.

While many others were more intimate portraits of support. Here's a look at some of the #UneBougiePourParis inspired scenes on Saturday night.

Parisians are putting candles in their windows as tributes after #ParisAttacks #UneBougiePourParis #acandleforparis

Outside #LeCarillon this evening, scene of #ParisAttacks #UneBougiePourParis

From Rome ❤✨ #UneBougiePourParis #prayforParis #prayfortheWorld #prayforpeace

#unebougiepourparis, l'obscurité n'est que l'absence de lumière

People gather to lay candles and flowers in front of the French embassy in Warsaw, Poland.
Agencja Gazeta / Reuters

People gather to lay candles and flowers in front of the French embassy in Warsaw, Poland.