Orlando shooting victims
From top row L-R: Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, Angel L. Candelario-Padro, Akyra Monet Murray, Frank Hernandez, Paul Terrell Henry, Luis Daniel Conde, Deonka Deidra Drayton, Christopher Andrew Leinonen, Leroy Valentin Fernandez, Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, Eddie Justice, Shane Evan Tomlinson, Amanda Alvear, Anthony Luis Laureano Disla, Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan, Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, Juan Ramon Guerrero, Luis Vielma, Edward Sotomayor Jr. 24 of the 49 victims of the Pulse night club shootingsFacebook/ Handout

A full list of the names of 49 people who were killed in the worst shooting in recent US history includes a woman who went clubbing with her son and threw herself in front of the gunman to protect him.

Among the men and women killed at the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub were also a student, a basketball star on her way to a college scholarship, a bartender, a bouncer and a couple talking of marriage.

They were friends, parents, sisters, brothers, aunts and uncles, and their deaths on 12 June left a city in mourning for innocent people killed by gunman Omar Mateen as he opened fire on a club full of revellers on a packed Latin-themed night at a gay club.

Here, we remember the names and lives of the people who were killed in an act of brutality. Click on the gallery below:

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