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'Come here!': the man who chased away the Christchurch shooter | World news

When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz did not hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card scanning machine, and ran outside screaming: “Come here!”Aziz, 48, has been called a hero for likely preventing more deaths during Friday prayers at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch after scaring the gunman off.But Aziz, whose four sons and dozens of others remained in the mosque while he faced off with the gunman, said he believed it was what anyone would have done.The gunman killed 50 people after attacking two mosques in the deadliest mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history.Christchurch attack: Ardern says 'manifesto' sent to office minutes before massacre Read more The gunman is believed to have killed at least 41 people at the Al Noor mosque before driving about 5km (3 miles) across town and attacking the Linwood mosque, where he killed seven more people. One person died later in a hospital, and police announced Sunday that a 50th body had been found.Brenton Tarrant, 28, has been charged with one count of murder in the killings. Police said it was likely more charges would follow.Latef Alabi, the Linwood mosque’s acting imam, said he believed the death toll would have been far higher if it had not been for Aziz’s actions.Alabi said he heard a voice outside the mosque at about 1:55pm on Friday and stopped the prayer he was leading and looked out of the window. He saw a man in black military-style gear and a helmet holding a large gun, and assumed it was a police officer.Then he saw two bodies and heard the gunman yelling obscenities.“I realised this is something else. This is a killer,” he said.He then shouted at the congregation of more than 80 to get down....

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