First Iraqi Children's Day Celebrated in Baghdad

More than 500 orphans celebrated the First Iraqi Children’s Day today.

Children applaud as balloons and pigeons are released during celebrations for the first Iraqi Children’s Day in Baghdad April 26, 2008. More than 500 orphaned children attended the event, organised by the Red Crescent and Al-Arabiya television station, to help raise funds to build schools for the children. (REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen)


Children wave Iraqi and Red Crescent flags during celebrations for the first Iraqi Children’s Day in Baghdad April 26, 2008. More than 500 orphaned children attended the event, organised by the Red Crescent and Al-Arabiya television station, to help raise funds to build schools for the children. (REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen)

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