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After The Paris Attacks, Vegas' Paris Went Dark. Last Night, The Eiffel Tower Went Dark For Las Vegas

After The Paris Attacks, Vegas' Paris Went Dark. Last Night, The Eiffel Tower Went Dark For Las Vegas

"We are united."

Posted on October 3, 2017, at 6:24 a.m. ET

In 2015, the official account for Paris Las Vegas tweeted out this photo in support of the victims of the Paris terror attacks.

"Tonight, our Eiffel Tower will remain dark in memory of the lives lost in the attacks in Paris," the account tweeted at the time.
@ParisVegas / Twitter / Via Twitter: @ParisVegas

"Tonight, our Eiffel Tower will remain dark in memory of the lives lost in the attacks in Paris," the account tweeted at the time.

After Sunday night's shooting in Las Vegas, the city of Paris returned the favor.

Ludovic Marin / AFP / Getty Images

The tower went dark both in tribute of the 58 victims of Sunday night's shooting Las Vegas and in memory of two women who were killed in a knife attack at a train station in the southern French city of Marseille on Sunday.

Ludovic Marin / AFP / Getty Images

Photos of the somber memorial were shared on Twitter Monday night and went viral, being retweeted over 25,000 times.

@Jordandailey32 / Twitter / Via Twitter: @Jordandailey32

With lots of people sharing how emotional the tribute made them.

@Jordandailey32 / Twitter / Via Twitter: @Jordandailey32

"In tribute to the victims of the attacks in Marseille and in Las Vegas, the Eiffel Tower will be extinguished at midnight," the official Twitter acount for the city of Paris tweeted. "#NousSommesUnis" — or "we are united."

Zakaria Abdelkafi / AFP / Getty Images

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