Hassan Zubier says he’s 'no hero' after being caught up in Finland attack
A British paramedic who was repeatedly stabbed as he came to the aid of a woman caught up in the terror attack in the Finnish city of Turku has said he’s “not a hero”.
Hassan Zubier said: “I heard a really loud, heart-breaking scream. So I turned around and I saw one of the girls running… the first thing that I thought of was okay, this is a terrorist attack.”
Mr Zubier went to the aid of a woman who had been badly injured. He was stabbed repeatedly as he tended to her.
“I’m not a hero. I’m just a human being who cares for other human beings,” he said.
20 Aug 2017
- From the section Europe