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View 21 pictures of the Hastings vigil for those who lost their lives in the English Channel this week

An estimated 250 people gathered on the Stade in Hastings Old Town on Thursday evening to hold a moving vigil for the refugees who died when a boat capsized in the English Channel this week.

The vigil heard from a number of speakers including Deputy Hastings Council leader Paul Barnett, who praised Hastings people for their compassion.

People placed lights around a large heart at the end of the vigil.

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