Lives forever changed in Christchurch shootings

Hazem Mohammed, who migrated from Iraq 41 years ago, the survivor of the Christchurch shootings, speaks about experiences during the attacks, at his home in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 26, 2019. Hazem said he continued to play dead as the gunman fired at him, missing his head by inches and hitting his shoulder. "I cry for two reasons. The first half because I lost friends, they are gone," he said. "And the other tearsÉ these tears are for joy, because I was reborn again on Friday the 15th of March 2019." REUTERS/Edgar Su SEARCH "SHOOTING SURVIVORS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.

On a small farm on the outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand, Omar Nabi digs a small hole and sharpens a knife as he prepares to slaughter a sheep as a blessing to his father – a victim of the mass killings at the Al Noor mosque. Hunched between his father’s collection of rusted cars, […]

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