A touching moment offered a glimmer of hope in Manchester on Wednesday, when a Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute, a symbol of the city's unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people.
A beautiful moment in Manchester. Renee Black, 93, and Sadiq Patel, praying together in Albert Square. She is Jewish, he is Muslim. pic.twitter.com/domRfClHTa— Daniel Hewitt (@DanielHewittITV) May 24, 2017
Sadiq Patel came and comforted Renee Rachel Black, 93-year-old Jewish woman, 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.
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.
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