Photos: Candle-light vigil across Las Vegas to mourn victims of mass shooting

Numerous public prayer vigils took place in various parts of Las Vegas as people came together to mourn the victims after a lone gunman opened fire at a concert killing 59 and injuring atleast 500 in what has been said to be the worst mass shooting in American history.

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Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting, in what transpired to be one of the deadliest mass shooting in American history killing atleast 59 and injuring over 500 people. (Drew Angerer / AFP)

Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting, in what transpired to be one of the deadliest mass shooting in American history killing atleast 59 and injuring over 500 people. (Drew Angerer / AFP)

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People attend a candlelight vigil at the University of Las Vegas student union in Las Vegas, Nevada. (AFP)

People attend a candlelight vigil at the University of Las Vegas student union in Las Vegas, Nevada. (AFP)

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The attack was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Previously, the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida had the highest number of fatalities with 49 people killed. (Gregory Bull / AP)

The attack was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Previously, the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida had the highest number of fatalities with 49 people killed. (Gregory Bull / AP)

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‘The W’hotel in Las Vegas displays a message for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting. (AFP)

‘The W’hotel in Las Vegas displays a message for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting. (AFP)

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At the vigil were friends of the victims alongwith some survivors themselves. People attending the country music concert described scenes of horror as they realized that what they first thought were fireworks were actually gunshots. (Robyn Beck / AFP)

At the vigil were friends of the victims alongwith some survivors themselves. People attending the country music concert described scenes of horror as they realized that what they first thought were fireworks were actually gunshots. (Robyn Beck / AFP)

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After the gun attack, Governor Brian Sandoval’s spokeswoman Mari St. Martin said that a public health disaster declaration that would temporarily allow doctors and nurses licensed from other U.S. states to practice in Nevada and help with the emergency response had been signed. (Ethan Miller / AFP)

After the gun attack, Governor Brian Sandoval’s spokeswoman Mari St. Martin said that a public health disaster declaration that would temporarily allow doctors and nurses licensed from other U.S. states to practice in Nevada and help with the emergency response had been signed. (Ethan Miller / AFP)

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Singer-songwriter Keith Urban performed ‘Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ during the Nashville candelight vigil for Las Vegas victims at the Ascend Amphitheatre in Nashville, Tennessee. (Rick Diamond / AFP)

Singer-songwriter Keith Urban performed ‘Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ during the Nashville candelight vigil for Las Vegas victims at the Ascend Amphitheatre in Nashville, Tennessee. (Rick Diamond / AFP)

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stood with vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen during a moment of silence to remember the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP)

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stood with vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen during a moment of silence to remember the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP)

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