Brussels residents light candles, sip wine at vigil to honor attack victims
March 22, 2016 - Uncategorized
BRUSSELS —Residents of Brussels lit candles and sipped wine on the steps in Bourse Square on Tuesday night, talking with friends and complete strangers, emerging from a day of attacks that rattled their city. Life will go on here.
But the city is very different from the one they woke up in this morning. Many spent the day in their houses after the twin attacks at the city’s international airport and the central Maelbeek station left 31 dead.
But as night fell, they gathered here, some scrawling messages of peace in the pavement with chalk, others sipping wine and singing. Read more…