1. Short Story - An Iraqi Pilgrim and the Triangle of Death
KARBALA, Iraq - With thousands of other Shiite Muslims, I walked through the infamous "Triangle of Death" where suicide bombers, presumably Sunni extremists, had attacked fellow pilgrims two days before. ... It took me three hours to reach Baghdad's gate in the south, where the road leads into what's called the Sunni "Triangle of Death". ... Here, in the Triangle of Death, I saw the greatest kindness. ... I arrived in Iskandiriyah just after sunset and heard the Sunni and Shiite calls to prayer. ... Both Sunnis and Shiites, both pilgrims and those who were serving them, had died here...
- Word Count: 1514
- Approx Pages: 6
- Grade Level: High School