Hyderabad man Ahmed Iqbal Jahangir among several injured in New Zealand terror attack
NEW DELHI: Hyderabad man Ahmed Iqbal Jahangir is one of several injured in the deadly mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand’ Christchurch which claimed 49 lives on Friday.
Jahangir, who ran a restaurant in Christchurch, is recovering in hospital. His family has requested to expedite the process visa access and the travel.
“My brother was injured and is now recovering in a hospital. He is currently undergoing surgery. We have seen in the video he has been shot in the chest. We’re trying to reach the Embassy,” brother of the victim Ahmed Jahangir told ANI. “We haven’t been able to get proper information yet. I request the government to help me to get a visa so I can travel to New Zealand to take care of my brother,” he added.
“A video from #ChristChurch shows one Ahmed Jehangir who was shot. His brother Iqbal Jehangir is a resident of Hyderabad & would like to go to NZ for Ahmed’s family. I request @KTRTRS @TelanganaCMO @MEAIndia @SushmaSwaraj to make necessary arrangements for the Khursheed family,” tweeted All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen Party chief Asaduddin Owaisi.