Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Reuters

A Muslim man named Sadiq Patel comforts a Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black next to floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Muslim man named Sadiq Patel comforts a Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black next to floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

MANCHESTER: 

A Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute in the centre of Manchester in a symbol of the city’s unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people.

A Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black and a Muslim man named Sadiq Patel react next to floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black and a Muslim man named Sadiq Patel react next to floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sadiq Patel came and comforted Renee Rachel Black, who was visibly upset, and prayed next to her beside a display of flowers in Albert Square, where a vigil was held on Tuesday for victims of Monday night’s attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

A Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black and a Muslim man named Sadiq Patel react next to floral tributes in St Ann’s Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black and a Muslim man named Sadiq Patel react next to floral tributes in St Ann’s Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

He then helped her away, linking arms with her and carrying her chair in his other hand. Tuesday’s vigil brought together representatives of Manchester’s Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Sikh communities in a show of defiance and unity.

A Muslim man named Sadiq Patel and a Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black walk by floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Muslim man named Sadiq Patel and a Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black walk by floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

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