[VIDEO] Killing of the mosque : “When he saw me move, it is hard on me”

News 26 January, 2018
  • Pierre Jobin and Sébastien Dubois

    Friday, January 26, 2018 12:48

    Friday, January 26, 2018 12:48

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    A year almost to the day after the attack on the great mosque of Quebec, Aymen Derbali has entrusted to TVA Nouvelles.

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    The 40 year old man returns from far away. On the evening of the attack, Aymen Derbali has received seven bullets in trying to deter the alleged shooter, Alexander Bissonnette, of his ” brothers “.

    “When he saw me move, it is hard on me,” the one who is still not able to forgive the horror caused by the shooter. “I would think a pardon if he had first asked” to be forgiven, ” he adds.

    A bullet in the spinal cord

    Aymen Derbali has received after wearing a ball to the chin, three in the belly, a arm, one near the heart and another in the top of the back, in the spinal cord.

    VAT New the met at the Institute of physical rehabilitation of Quebec, where he spends the majority of his time since he was released from the hospital.

    “Psychologically, it’s going well. I took my life quietly. I took over my family life and I also started going to the mosque. “

    The father of three children will never walk again. It is no less miraculous that it has opened the eyes again after having been immersed for two months in a deep coma caused by doctors.

    “I try to see the positive side behind the tragedy,” says the one who considers himself lucky to be still alive.

    The family of Mr. Derbali will also have to leave the family home, an apartment located on the fourth floor, which is no longer adapted to her condition.

    Donations will help the family to rebuild his life in a residence adapted to the new reality. “For my children and for me, psychologically, my presence at home is important. “