Candle-lit vigil held to remember US shooting victims

A candle-lit vigil has been held in Newtown, Connecticut to remember the 26 people killed in the Sandy Hook school shootings last week.

People attend a candlelight vigil for Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Newtown, Connecticut. Credit: REUTERS/ERIC THAYER
A boy takes part in the candle-lit vigil a week after the Sandy Hook school shootings. Credit: REUTERS/ERIC THAYER
People attend a candlelight vigil for Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Newtown, Connecticut. Credit: REUTERS/ERIC THAYER

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US shooting victims tribute

A minute's silence has been held across Connecticut for the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre. Churches then rang their bells 26 times - once for each victim killed exactly a week ago.