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Edmonton Mother: Rashid and Pakistani Government

edmonton mother: Among the victims were Naeem Rashid, 50, and his son Talha Rashid, 21, who Gul remembered fondly as gentlemen who loved helping others in their community, according to Toronto Star. New Zealand mosque shooting victim Naeem Rashid, 50, has been hailed as a hero by the Pakistani government for trying to stop the shooter during Friday's attack. Gul, an Edmonton mother of three who is originally from Pakistan, lost her uncle and her cousin in last week's attacks on two New Zealand mosques, which claimed the lives of 51 people. His niece, who lives in Edmonton, remembers him for his humbleness. Naeem was very famous in our family because of his polite nature, his kindness, his humbleness, Gul said of her uncle, a father of three who recently completed his PhD in Islamic finance at Lincoln University in New Zealand. Supplied/Shaukat Khan Her uncle is now being heralded as a hero for his attempts to save others before being fatally wounded. ( As reported in the news.