In Pictures: Prayers and hope mark 2nd anniversary of missing flight MH370

Prayers, candles and commemorations marked the second anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The Boeing 777 vanished on March 8, 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, in a statement released on Tuesday (March 8), said he remains hopeful that the plane would be found.

A Malaysian man walks in front of a mural of missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane in a back alley in Shah Alam on March 8, 2016. PHOTO: AFP
A child looks at a commemorative placard for the missing passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, adorned with candles and flowers, outside a church at Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, on March 8, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
Cheng Liping prays for her husband Ju Kun who was on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which went missing in 2014, at Lama Temple in Beijing, China, on March 8, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS
A woman writes messages for the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a banner during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 6, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
Blaine Gibson, who found possible plane debris in Mozambique last month, writes messages for the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a banner during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 6, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
A woman wears facepaint reading "MH370 SEARCH ON" during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 6, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
The daughter of MH370's in-flight supervisor Patrick Gomes wears a T-shirt with an illustration of the missing plane during a remembrance ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 6, 2016. PHOTO: EPA
A woman takes pictures of balloons with MH370 written on them during a memorial event in Kuala Lumpur on March 6, 2016. PHOTO: EPA

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