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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: January 27, 2020

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Posted at Jan 28 2020 12:02 AM

Fans pay tribute to Kobe

People gather outside Staples Center after the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles on Sunday. Hundreds of fans gathered outside Staples Center to pay tribute to one of basketball’s all-time greats. Michael Owen Baker, AP

Helicopter crash kills Kobe Bryant

Firefighters work the scene of a helicopter crash where basketball legend Kobe Bryant died, Sunday, in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles Lakers icon died with several others onboard, including his daughter, Gianna, after their helicopter went down in a remote field northwest of Los Angeles, according to the LA County Sheriff. Mark J. Terrill, AP

China reports more killed by Wuhan coronavirus

Fully protected medical staff help a patient off the ambulance outside the hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, in this photo issued on Monday. At least 80 people was confirmed dead and 2,700 infected in a dozen of countries according to authorities since the novel coronavirus was reported last December 31, 2019. Yuan Zheng, EPA-EFE

Remembering the liberation of Auschwitz

A woman pays her respects after a wreath-laying ceremony at the "death wall" at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Osweiecim, Poland on Monday. Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet army's liberation of the camp, using the testimony of survivors to warn about the signs of rising anti-Semitism and hatred in the world today. Aleksandra Szmigiel, Reuters

Homeward bound

A tricycle bearing the message “Taal victims from Lemery, pauwi na kami” (we’re homeward-bound) traverses the Nasugbu-Tagaytay Road in Batangas on Monday. The provincial government of Batangas allowed residents outside the 7-km danger zone to return home after Phivolcs lowered the volcano's status to alert level 3. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

The Big Dome turns purple

The Smart Araneta Coliseum turns purple on Monday evening to pay tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant who died Sunday (US Pacific Time) along with daughter Gianna and seven other companions in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Fans around the world reacted with grief and adulation for one of basketball's greatest stars. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News