Dozens gather for candlelight vigil to honor victims in Beirut explosion

Dozens of people gather at Rincon Park to show solidarity with Lebanon following the Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut that killed more than 100 people on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)Dozens of people gather at Rincon Park to show solidarity with Lebanon following the Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut that killed more than 100 people on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
People gather at Rincon Park to honor victims of the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)People gather at Rincon Park to honor victims of the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
People drape themselves in the flag of Lebanon at Rincon Park before a candlelight vigil to honor victims of the Beirut explosion on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)People drape themselves in the flag of Lebanon at Rincon Park before a candlelight vigil to honor victims of the Beirut explosion on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A person hands out roses to people gathered at Rincon Park for a candlelight vigil to honor those who died in the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)A person hands out roses to people gathered at Rincon Park for a candlelight vigil to honor those who died in the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
People observe a candlelight vigil for those who died in the Beirut explosion at Rincon Park on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)People observe a candlelight vigil for those who died in the Beirut explosion at Rincon Park on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Candles burn at a vigil for victims of the Beirut explosion at Rincon Park on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)Candles burn at a vigil for victims of the Beirut explosion at Rincon Park on Thursday. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Dozens of people gathered at Rincon Park on Thursday evening to show solidarity with Lebanon and to honor the nearly 150 people who died in the powerful Aug. 4 explosion that rocked the capital of Beirut with a candlelight vigil.

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