Courage and tragedy: Stories revealed of victims of New Zealand mosque shooting

Courage and tragedy: Stories revealed of victims of New Zealand mosque shooting

An attack on a New Zealand mosque took the lives of 49 worshippers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and live-s

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An attack on a New Zealand mosque took the lives of 49 worshippers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and live-streamed the shootings. Here are the stories of some of those killed and wounded.READ MORE: What we know about the suspects in New Zealand terror attacksTHE DEADHUSNE ARA PARVIN, 42
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Parvin died being struck by bullets while trying to shield her wheelchair-bound husband, Farid Uddin Ahmed, her nephew Mahfuz Chowdhury told The Daily Star, a Bangladesh newspaper.Chowdhury said Uddin had been ill for years and Parvin took him to the mosque every other Friday. She had taken him to the mosque for men while she went to the one for women. Mahfuz said relatives in New Zealand told him when the shootings began, Parvin rushed to her husband’s mosque to protect him. He survived.The Bangladeshi couple had moved to New Zealand sometime after 1994, Chowdhury said.WATCH: New Zealand shooting – Controversial Australian senator egged after response to incident, hits back

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