Toffazal was a little late to the Friday prayer in the mosque in Christchurch and thought that the imam would soon end. Suddenly I heard shots, and everyone began to scream, a man near him was shot in the head and after that he took hold not what happened. But when a small boy of eleven, twelve years next Toffazal began to scream ”My dad is dying! My dad dies!”, then pulled Toffazal down the boy on the floor and held him.
" I told him to lie still and be quiet so we would cope. I said that Allah would save us, he tells us, in the light from the Christchurch streetlights.
in his hand as he reached to turn the light on for the friends he lost. Those who have not had the same luck as he did. But he will not really for. He is constantly getting interrupted. Everyone wants to hear his incredible story and about the boy he saved.
"I'm so glad that he survived, but I don't know how it went for his dad," says Toffazal.
He is thankful that he survived and his wife followed him to the mosque this Friday, so he could rescue the boy and call the police. And call a friend to warn him from coming to the mosque as they planned.
" I said to him, do not come here! Don't come here! They shoot us!
his Friend did also.
gets shiny when he's talking about all the brothers he lost. The he went to the mosque each Friday to pray.
"That's why I'm here now, because I can't stop thinking about them," he says and makes a gesture towards all the flowers and the balloons, which is located on the street at the improvised memorial site.
Toffazal never saw attentatsmannen inside the mosque but heard the shots right next to him, maybe ten yards away, he appreciates.
– Who does such a thing? he asks us to listen. The person is no longer a man, " he says.
came into the room he ventured up and asked repeatedly if he was in security. Then he fled from there, when he knew that the boy survived.
His wife asks us to not publish his whole name, she is afraid that something more will happen to her brave husband.
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