"She got the bullet, her husband got away." Man tells of horrific ...

She got the bullet, her husband got away

Nour Tavis

The man's friend, Nour Tavis, who was also at the Mosque, said they had been praying in the Al Noor Mosque when they heard shots and fled the building. He said: "When she heard the noise she wanted to go and make sure her husband was safe. "She got the bullet, her husband got away. She was gone, she was no more."

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He added: "There was shooting and shooting and shooting.

"People were running and all of a sudden you saw them fall."

A British woman living in New Zealand confirmed her friend was shot during the terror attack.

Stacy Silich, who moved to NZ from Barnstaple, Devon, said: "I can't go into too much detail but I do know someone who was shot.

Armed officer New ZealandAn armed officer outside Masjid Al Noor mosque (Image: REUTERS)

"They are currently in hospital awaiting surgery.”

So far, 49 people, many of them migrants and refugees, are confirmed to have died in the attack, in which gunmen opened fire during Friday prayers at two mosques in the city of Christchurch at 1.40pm local time (12.40am GMT).

At least 41 were killed at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch while at least seven people died

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