Council and church to observe silence for Paris attack victims.

The Boston Borough Council building.
The Boston Borough Council building.

Boston Borough Council and St Botolph’s Church officials have confirmed they will be stopping for a minute’s silence at 11am today (Monday).

Across Europe, people will be stopping in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the series of terrorist attacks in Paris, France.

The terrorist incidents, which took place on Friday 13 November, claimed at least 129 lives and resulted in widespread casualties.

A message sent to staff at Boston Borough Council said: “There will be a one minute’s silence taking place across Europe at 11 am today in memory of the victims of the Paris terror attacks.

“This will be observed in the Municipal Buildings, the start and finish to be signified by a short sound of the fire alarm.”

Rev Steve Holt, at Boston Stump, confirmed a silence would also be carried out at the church.

Brylaine Travel also confirmed they would be holding a minutes silence ‘where it is safe to do so’.