Naeem Rashid: A Tribute to the Christchurch Assault Hero



Naeem Rashid.

Naeem Rashid’s valor, his bravery within the face of terror, his willingness to offer his life making an attempt to avoid wasting the lives of his brothers and sisters on the Al Noor Mosque is what must be remembered. His title. Naeem Rashid.

Rashid, a Pakistani who immigrated to New Zealand, courageously tried to disarm the Australian-born alleged murderer, who live-streamed his lethal assault on the Christchurch mosque throughout Friday prayers. Tragically, the dwell stream video of the mass slaughter has been broadly accessible on the web and has been seen by tens of millions. And it’s in that video, that Rashid could be seen making an attempt to overpower the gunman.

Forty-nine individuals have been murdered within the mass taking pictures by the avowed white supremacist and xenophobe.

However the title to recollect is Naeem Rashid.

Right here’s what you must know:

Rashid’s Son ‘Talha Was Shot, Folks Round Him Lay Bleeding within the Mosque.’ Rashid ‘Rushed the Gunman, With no Weapon, Simply His Naked Palms’

What is understood is that “midway via,” the taking pictures rampage, “as dozens round him lay lifeless, a single unarmed worshipper rushed the shooter, doing no matter he might to make him cease.”

“At the same time as his son Talha was shot and folks round him lay bleeding within the mosque, he rushed the gunman, with no weapon, simply his naked palms…”

Naeem was rushed to the hospital after being gunned down and would die there of his accidents.

Talha Rashid

Talha Rashid

And tragically, his son Talha too would lose his life within the slaughter within the mosque.

A Hero. A Martyr. A Selfless Soul. ‘Bear in mind Him’

“He sacrificed himself …He’s a hero. Know him.” And this too was the sentiment most shared about Rashid,

The decision is for individuals to not “publicize the villain,” reasonably to “…bear in mind the heroes as an alternative.”

A hero, martyr and selfless soul. He’s described as all of those. And as was typically repeated, he did all he might to avoid wasting lives.

“Might he Relaxation In Peace, understanding he did all that he might,” a tweet learn.

Rashid, Who Shared Quotes From the Quran on His Fb, Made His Final Publish Friday Morning. Mates Requested, ‘The place Are You?’

In his final Fb put up, now without delay cruelly ironic, he shared a information story about Israel’s shelling of a faculty the place 14 have been killed. And on that put up. just a few hours later, pals asking the place he was, was he alright. After which, affirmation that Naeen Rashid was lifeless.

Rashid was a religious man. A buddy commented: “I assume quickly you’re changing into an Islamic preacher.”

He replied: “Lols, preaching is a really powerful job because it requires loads of data. Nonetheless, I could make small efforts at my degree to unfold the reality…”

Rashid, Who Was a Banker in Pakistan Earlier than Immigrating to New Zealand, Was a Beekeeper

Rashid, initially from Abbottabad metropolis of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, labored at Citibank there earlier than transferring to Christchurch.

Based mostly on his Fb, Rashid was a bee devotee. After which grew to become a beekeeper himself.

“Having fun with my first expertise with the Beehive!”

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