Christchurch terror attack: Youngest survivor, a 2yo boy, released from hospital

The youngest survivor of the Christchurch mosque attack has been released from hospital.

Averroes Syah, 2, was shot in his leg and backside inside the Linwood Mosque on March 15. He was partially shielded by his father Zulfirman Syah, who was shot several times.

His father is in a stable condition. He is also due for release after undergoing extensive reconstructive surgery, NZME reports.

A Givealittle page set up for the young family has raised more than $30,000. It says little Averroes is "traumatised" after the horrific attack, and that his parents have no family or friends in Christchurch having recently moved from Indonesia.

The family met with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern last week, as did many other survivors and families of the victims of the massacre.

Seven people were killed in the Linwood Mosque after a gunman opened fire, just moments after he allegedly slaughtered 41 people at the Al Noor Mosque across town.

The youngest victim of New Zealand's deadliest terror attack was three-year-old Mucad Ibrahim.


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