Daughter of Christchurch victim: ‘My dad is a real hero. He got shot in the back to shield my brothers’

Relatives of the 50 killed at the New Zealand mosques tell of their anguish

Khaled Mustafa’s long journey from the horrors of civil war in Syria ended with a different kind of barbarity in a place he thought would be a sanctuary for him and his family.

Mustafa, his wife and children arrived in Christchurch a few months ago. On Friday he was shot dead along with 49 others attending prayers at two mosques in the New Zealand city. One of his teenage sons, Hamza, is missing; the other, Zaid, was recovering from surgery in hospital.

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