Delaware flags fly half-staff to honor Paris terrorist attack victims

 Flags outside Delaware state buildings fly at half-staff to honor victims of Paris terrorist attack. (Zoe Read/WHYY)

Flags outside Delaware state buildings fly at half-staff to honor victims of Paris terrorist attack. (Zoe Read/WHYY)

 

American flags in Delaware have been lowered to half-staff to mourn the loss of the men and women killed in Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris that killed 132 people.

 

On Sunday, President Barack Obama ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff stating, “As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on November 13, 2015, in Paris, France.”

In addition, Gov. Jack Markell, D-Delaware, has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff until sunset Nov. 19.

 

 

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