Mohammad Rafiq tackled a gunman who opened fire in a Norway mosque.
The 65-year-old said he pinned down the shooter and seized his weapons after hearing shots fired.
“[He] start to fire [at] both men, then I catch,” he explained.
The gunman was wearing a helmet and body armor, and carrying several weapons. There were reportedly just three people inside the mosque prepping for the Eid-al-Adha festival. No one was hit by gunfire, but Rafiq was injured as he took down the attacker.
“[He] put the finger inside my eye, up to here,” he explained, gesturing to his knuckle. “Full finger inside my eye.”
Police say the 21-year-old Norwegian suspected of carrying out the attack appears to have far-right, anti-immigrant views. The shooting is being investigated as a possible act of terrorism.