- Associated Press - Monday, June 13, 2016

BOSTON (AP) - Hundreds of people have gathered in Boston to pay tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker attended Monday night’s candlelight vigil at City Hall Plaza.

Many people carried rainbow-colored flags and signs calling for peace. At times they held and comforted each other in a show of solidarity. Songs were sung and speakers addressed the crowd in both English and Spanish.

Walsh has invited the public to sign a condolence book and pride flag at City Hall - which was lit in rainbow colors - that will be sent to Orlando.

The shooting early Sunday morning left 49 people dead and dozens more injured. It was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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