Heroic Pakistani dies after trying to stop New Zealand gunman

  • 2 years   ago
Heroic Pakistani dies after trying to stop New Zealand gunman

A Pakistani man who kicked the bucket amid the Christchurch fear monger assault is being named a legend after he endeavored to stop the shooting by propelling himself at the shooter. 

Naeem Rashid, who moved from Abbottabad to New Zealand to function as an educator, was at the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch with his 21-year-old child, Talha Naeem, for Friday supplications. Them two passed away in the awful mass shooting, which ended the lives of 47 others at two separate mosques. 


Rashid's photograph was turning into a web sensation via web-based networking media, alongside a screen capture of him from the video the fear based oppressor discharged. In the recording, Rashid can be seen propelling himself at the shooter with an end goal to stop him. 

Rashid's significant other, Ambreen, addressed Khaleej Times via telephone from Christchurch. She called her significant other "a legend". 

"My child and my significant other are saints," Ambreen stated, crying miserably. "This is the mosque they generally went to. Despite everything I can't comprehend or trust why and how this occurred. Be that as it may, I realize that my better half is a legend. He generally helped individuals and even in his last minutes, he did what he could to help other people." 

Rashid and Ambreen has three children, two of them were not at the mosque at the season of the assault. 

Talha, who was a structural building graduate, kicked the bucket at the mosque and Rashid passed away at the medical clinic. The 28-year-old Australian shooter shot his quick firing weapon at Rashid after he endeavored to stop him. 

A nearby family companion of the Rashid family, Saima Ali, disclosed to Khaleej Times that she considered Rashid and Talha as legends even before the shooting as they'd generally acted the hero when required. 

"It's overwhelming for us all. That family is extremely near us. Naeem resembled a senior sibling to me and my significant other. I lived in Christchurch for a long time. Their house was our day by day go-to put. When we were disturbed, we would go converse with them. They were dependably there to support us. His children, Talha and Abdullah, would care for our youngsters when I was caught up with examining and my better half would be grinding away. Talha had quite recently graduated and he had begun another activity. He was such a decent kid," Ali said. 

"It was the normal mosque and it was our locale mosque. You would dependably discover individuals there and it was a glad spot for us. Individuals would simply stay there even when supplication times. Talha and Naeem used to go there constantly. Talha was an exceptionally customary guest. He asked five times each day. 

"I'm stunned at what happened in light of the fact that I've been in New Zealand for very nearly nine years and this is the first occasion when I've seen a weapon here ever. This isn't the New Zealand I know."