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People across the globe mourn for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Updated : 2018-10-29 11:54:02

The rabbis of the Pittsburgh synagogue where a gunman massacred 11 worshipers during Sabbath prayers urged mourners at an interfaith memorial service on Sunday to embrace tolerance and unity, while the mayor vowed to "defeat hate with love."

Police officers guard the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
Police officers guard the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
A New York Police officer stands outside of the Central Synagogue in Manhattan, New York. (REUTERS/Jeenah Moon)
A New York Police officer stands outside of the Central Synagogue in Manhattan, New York. (REUTERS/Jeenah Moon)
Mourners react during a memorial service at the Sailors and Soldiers Memorial Hall of the University of Pittsburgh, a day after 11 worshippers were shot dead. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
Mourners react during a memorial service at the Sailors and Soldiers Memorial Hall of the University of Pittsburgh, a day after 11 worshippers were shot dead. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
Mourners grieve upon visiting an impromptu memorial at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
Mourners grieve upon visiting an impromptu memorial at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
A woman places flowers on an impromptu memorial at the Tree of Life synagogue. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
A woman places flowers on an impromptu memorial at the Tree of Life synagogue. (REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)
People gathered to mourn the loss of life as they hold a vigil for the victims. (REUTERS/John Altdorfer)
People gathered to mourn the loss of life as they hold a vigil for the victims. (REUTERS/John Altdorfer)
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins players stand on the ice during a moment of silence for the victims before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, Canada. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins players stand on the ice during a moment of silence for the victims before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, Canada. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Rachel Kranson, left, holds her daughter, Sasha Kranson, 12, during a vigil. (Stephanie Strasburg/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Rachel Kranson, left, holds her daughter, Sasha Kranson, 12, during a vigil. (Stephanie Strasburg/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz and Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman stand for a moment of silence to honour the victims of a synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. (Oded Balilty/Pool via REUTERS)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz and Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman stand for a moment of silence to honour the victims of a synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. (Oded Balilty/Pool via REUTERS)
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