A 65-year-old man stopped an alleged gunman from attacking a mosque in Norway by wrestling him to the ground and pulling his guns away. Mohammad Rafiq is a retired Air Force officer from Pakistan. The attempted attack is being investigated as possible terrorism.
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Two men were able to stop a shooting at a Norway mosque before anyone was killed. 2 heroes, Mohammad Rafiq and Mohamed Iqbal wrestled the gunman to the ground and held him until police arrived:
Mohammad Rafiq, 65, was at al-Noor Islamic Centre in Baerum, when a man wearing body armor, carrying 2 shotgun-like weapons, rushed inside the mosque & opened fire before being taken down. Rafiq restrained the gunman while another worshipper, Mohamed Iqbal, hit him on the head.
Norway mosque shooting: how unarmed 65-year-old Mohammad Rafiq tackled the gunman and averted tragedy