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Hyderabad man shot at in NZ massacre

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

A man from was critically injured and another was missing in the horrific massacre at one of the two mosques in New Zealand's city on Friday.

Ahmed Iqbal Jehangir, who was at the Al Noor for Friday prayers, was injured and taken to hospital, his brother Jehangir told IANS here.

"My brother was shot in his chest. A video I received shows him lying on a stretcher," Khursheed said.

Ahmed, settled in for 15 years, runs a Hyderabadi restaurant near the Al Noor His family members were safe.

An anxious Khursheed was waiting for more information from He wants to rush to to be with his brother and appealed to the for help.

MP has tweeted to Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, urging her to expedite the visa process.

Another man from was also reported missing. Farhaj Ahsan had gone to the same for prayers and was listed missing after the attack by gunmen.

His father and other family members were worried over Farhaj's well-being.

Owaisi also shared the details of Ahsan's family members with and requested her to provide immediate assistance to facilitate their travel to New Zealand.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 21:50 IST