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Pakistan will felicitate citizen who fought against the New Zealand mosque attacker with the National Award

A courageous Pakistani national who died in the terrifying mosque attack in New Zealand  will be honoured with a national award for trying to tackle the gunman before being shot dead by him.
Naeem Rashid, a resident of Jinnahaba…


A courageous Pakistani national who died in the terrifying mosque attack in New Zealand  will be honoured with a national award for trying to tackle the gunman before being shot dead by him.
Naeem Rashid, a resident of Jinnahabad in  Abbottabad and a professor in New Zealand, was present at the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch when the terrorist opened fire on Friday and killed 50 worshippers.

Pakistan Prime Minister extended support to the family of the deceased. He tweeted, "We stand ready to extend all our support to the families of Pakistani victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch. Pakistan
is proud of Mian Naeem Rashid who was killed trying to tackle the White Supremacist terrorist & his courage will be recognised with a national award."

Rashid's (22) was a civil engineering graduate died on Sunday succumbing to his injuries.

Pakistan foreign office on Sunday confirmed, nine Pakistani national were killed in the attack that took place on Friday.

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