Vigil held in Weston-super-Mare to remember terror attack victims

PUBLISHED: 07:24 06 June 2017 | UPDATED: 07:24 06 June 2017

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.

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People gathered on Weston beach to pay their respects to the 22 victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester.

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.

More than 50 people were injured in the atrocity, when a man let off a bomb inside the Manchester Arena.

Towns and cities across the country observed a minute’s silence on May 26 to remember those killed and injured and a memorial event was held on May 28 night in Weston as people met near Marine Lake.

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.

Candles were lit and placed in the shape of heart, before people fell silent.

Organiser Chantelle Williams said: “I had been in Cardiff the week previously with my mum to see The Vamps and I could just picture every moment in my head of what it must of been like (to go through the attack).

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.

“I felt very emotionally close to what happened on May 23 and as young lady I just wanted to do my bit.”

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.

Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.Evening vigil being held at Marine Lake in Weston to remember victims of Manchester terror attack.


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