Story By: Ana Marjanovic, Sub-Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
This touching image of a police officer speaking to his nurse wife on the phone with their hands touching the piece of glass dividing them during the coronavirus pandemic has touched the hearts of netizens.
This dramatic image was taken in the Serbian capital Belgrade and widely spread in local and social media.
In the image, the unnamed police officer can be speaking to his wife who is a nurse on the phone.
The couple are standing either side of a glass door and have their hands up to the glass, in a scene reminiscent of prison visiting rooms.
The picture was uploaded on the Instagram account of the police department of the Republic of Serbia with the caption: ” OUR HEROES A colleague from the Police Department of the City of Belgrade says goodbye to his wife, who is a nurse at the Emergency Centre. They are at their jobs. You stay at home for them!”
Netizens showed their support for the couple, with ‘nevena_andrija’ writing: “That’s when a picture speaks more than 1,000 words ….. support for them”
‘nikolickatarina126’: “This is romantic. Big support for all the nurses and the police department of the city of Belgrade.”
‘jocika_joca03’ : “Bravo heroes, Hoping this will all go away soon”
‘miranik28’: “Let’s hope all this passes soon and you can embrace her so strong that everything bursts with happiness.”
Serbia has suffered 457 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths, according to the country’s government.
The country has issued isolation measures, with citizens told to stay at home between 5 pm and 5 am.
All shops apart from food stores and pharmacies have been closes and gatherings of more than five in public places have been banned.
Restaurants can only operate a take-away service.
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