An old bridge in Mosul embraces a new tradition for lovers

2019-03-03

Young lovers in Mosul have come up with a new tradition they practice on the city’s Old Bridge. They lock a padlock and throw its key into Tigris River as a symbol of eternal love.

An old bridge in Mosul embraces a new tradition for lovers
Photos: Ali Ayad

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