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Not all superheroes wear a cape; Ex-Pakistan Air Force officer stopped Norway mosque shooting

Ex-Pakistan Air Force officer, Muhammad Rafiq has saved this world from another Christchurch terror attack, when he tackled and held down a fully armed white supremacist terrorist attack on a mosque in Oslo on Saturday, 10th of August.

65-years-old Muhammad Rafiq apprehended the 21-years-old shooter who opened fire at the Al-Noor Islamic Centre in Baerum, west of the capital of Norway, Oslo.

A video is being shared by a news website on social media, in which Mohammad Rafiq demonstrated how the shooter entered from the side door and opened fire. Rafiq pounced on him, locked him with his arms around the shooter and threw his weapons

The suspected gunman, Philip Manshaus, 21, accused of an attempted terrorist attack at the mosque appeared before the court in Norway with two black eyes.

Reportedly his facial bruising was sustained in the desperate fight inside the mosque as Mohamed Rafiq managed to disarm the assailant as he begun to fire his weapon.

The accused is also alleged to have killed his teenage stepsister before targeting the Al-Noor Islamic Centre in the Oslo suburb of Baerum.

Reportedly, prosecutors have now asked for him to be held on terror charges for four weeks.

Accordingto the police, Manshaus had hoped to kill with reports suggesting he had entered the building with at least two rifles and wearing body armour.

Not all superheroes wear a cape! Social media users are hailing Muhammad Rafiq as a hero for seizing the attacker, taking his weapons from him and saving many precious lives.






Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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