Alabi Lateef,a Nigerian Imam who saved countless of lives in the Christchurch saga ,has broken his silence about the massacre.
Lateef was at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch on march15,when gunman,Brenton Tarrant a white self supremacist,opened fire killing at least 7 people,after already killing 42 people at the Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch.
At the Linwood mosque,worshippers were about to drop to the floor for the second part of the prayer service,when Lateef Alabi spotted the gunman.
Hearing gunfire outside,the imam shouted ‘go down’,warning the worshippers to take cover.In a chat with the new Zealand Herald,he said;”when i saw those muslims shot dead,i just told our brothers,’Go down!Go down!somebody has just shot our brother outside of the masjid.
No one listened to me until he came from behind and he shot one of our brothers in the head through the window.The gun man sped away and emergency service was called to the scene.