British Muslims hand out 3000 red roses at London Bridge


A group of British Muslims handed out 3,000 roses to passersby and tourists in London Bridge as a gesture of love, days after the attack by Islamists claimed eight lives. “After the events of last weekend we are making a symbolic gesture of love for the communities affected by the attack,” said Zakia Bassou, one of the organisers of the event. “The whole concept is we are not going to let London Bridge, or any bridge, fall down,” she said. Londoner Elid Ercolano was visibly emotional after receiving her rose. “I think it’s lovely, it’s what London is actually about as a city,”…

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