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Holy Quran bookshelf saved New Zealand mosque survivor

Holy Quran bookshelf saved New Zealand mosque survivor

CHRISTCHURCH: (DNA) – As the bullets tore into worshippers during Friday prayers, taxi driver Abdul Kadir Ababora threw himself to the floor and wedged himself under a bookshelf used to hold the Holy Quran, praying he would see his wife and kids again. Somehow that decision saved his life and he emerged from the carnage unscathed. “It’s just a miracle,” he told on Sunday as he revisited the scene. “When I woke up to the left and right of me it was just dead bodies.” Like so many who attended weeklyRead More

Verdicts on police in mob killing of a lady delayed

KABUL, 10 MAY, (DNA) – An Afghan judge has postponed issuing verdicts for the 19 police officers charged over the mob killing of a woman in Kabul. Safiullah Mojadedi said in this respect that more time is need to complete the investigation into the officers, who are charged with failing to prevent the March 19 attack on the woman named Farkhunda. He did not specifically say when he’d issue the verdicts. Of the 49 defendants charged over the slaying, four have been sentenced to death and eight to 16 yearsRead More