Syria war: Eiffel Tower blacks out for in solidarity with Aleppo civilians


The lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris were switched off to show support for the people of the shattered Syrian city of Aleppo.

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The monument was plunged into darkness from 8:00 pm (1900 GMT) yesterday in what Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said was a protest at the “unbearable” situation for civilians in the city where fighting raged during the day.