Heartbreaking photo of baby sleeping on military uniform goes viral, Tweeple prays for parents’ safe return
The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine has claimed to have claimed the lives of thousands of Ukrainians, including civilians. Amid this fierce battle, a photo of a baby laying in a military uniform has gone viral on social media.
A Ukrainian journalist has shared a heartbreaking photo of a baby sleeping peacefully on his uniform. He captioned it as goodbye, baby boy. I hope to see you another time that I survive.
The photo is also widely shared on Instagram, Facebook and Reddit. As soon as the photo was shared on Twitter, it garnered over 46,000 likes and over 4,100 retweets.
One of the netizens expressed his emotions and wrote, what a beautiful baby, what a poignant photo, my hatred for Putin and his gangsters increased tenfold looking at this extremely moving photo. I pray for your safe return to your baby and your family, the hearts of millions of us are with you my friend.
Another user commented that this image is truly heartbreaking and hopes these two will be reunited soon. Stay safe. You are all heroes. A third user wrote, would bring a tear to a glass eye while the fourth added, breaks my heart a bit. The contrast between a peaceful baby sleeping on a pile of military equipment is captivating.
Meanwhile, a million refugees have fled Ukraine in the week since Russia invaded, the United Nations said. In the second round of talks, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Thursday to create humanitarian corridors for civilians fleeing escalating fighting.