Baghdad Opens Bridge of Love and Reconciliation

Baghdad Opens Bridge of Love and Reconciliation

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blurry_mem._bridge.jpgSunnis and Shi’ites made an emotional reach across the sectarian divide on Tuesday, reopening a Baghdad bridge between the two communities closed since a 2005 stampede, the deadliest incident of the war. Sunni children from one side raced to see their Shi’ite friends on the other. Women from the two communities met up on the bridge, hugging each other with joy. A banner across the bridge read: ‘The bridge of love and reconciliation between the people of Adhamiya and Kadhimiya.’ (Reuters News has the full report )

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