BOSTON (CBS) — Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh joined a crowd gathered at Copley Square Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil to mourn victims of the earthquake in Nepal.

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at a candlelight vigil for Nepal on Sunday.

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at a candlelight vigil for Nepal on Sunday.

“You all don’t stand alone tonight you have all of Boston here with you,” Walsh told the crowd.

Thousands died Saturday after an 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the Nepalese capital Katmandu, and many remain missing.

Earlier in the day, many gathered at the International Society for Krsna Temple for Kirtin to chant and pray.