White Flags Mysteriously Replace American Flags Atop Brooklyn Bridge
By Murray Weiss, Janet Upadhye and Aidan Gardiner on July 22, 2014
MANHATTAN — American flags were removed from atop the Brooklyn Bridge’s two towers Tuesday morning and replaced by white flags, sources said.
Police, including theNYPD‘s counter terrorism and intelligence divisions, were checking surveillance footage from the bridge after images of the white flags hit social media about 7 a.m., sources said.
“Why are there white flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge?” City Council member Mark Weprin tweeted at 9:34 a.m.
It was not immediately clear how the white flags, which are usually a military symbol for surrender, got there.
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It’s 11:07 AM EST. This is breaking news, so I encourage the readers to search #brooklynbridge in Twitter, to keep a current newsfeed. ~ TD