West Auckland Countdown workers are still feeling “shell shock” when a terrorist attacked seven people at their shop.
on Friday, Ahmed Athal Muhammad Samsuddin Entered LynnMall’s countdown, as it has done many times before.
They. Hold the knife And attacked seven people, many of whom were seriously injured.
Due to Samsuddin’s history as an ISIS sympathizer.She was being pursued by undercover police officers who shot and killed her.
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County General Manager of Safety Kenny Hanfin spoke. Equipment After blessing the Kamatawa store on Thursday.
Hanifin said the 26 crew members working at the time of the attack were experiencing a mixture of emotions.
“They are shocked, stunned and still shaken,” he said.
“Most of them returned to the store for the first time today.”
He said that the widespread countdown was also felt by the workers.
“There’s a lot of love for this team … it’s very humble.”
When Hanifan found out about the attack, he felt “sick for my bones.”
After about a week, she is still losing sleep and wondering if she could do something.
He said staff were already working under pressure to stay in the Quaid 19 Level 4 lockdown.
“It’s a blow at a really bad time,” Hanifin said.
“I’m so upset and very upset for all her weight … my heart aches for her.”
He said the attack was even more tragic in light of an incident in Dunedin County in May, where four people – two men and two women – were killed. Severely injured in a knife attack.
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Michelle Miller was doing her afternoon shop at LynnMall Countdown when a terrorist stabbed several people.
One man has denied attempted murder in the incident and is facing trial.
Hanifin said Lin Mall staff members were offered specialist trauma assistance.
“We want to make sure they can return in a way that makes them feel safe, secure and secure.”
When the store reopens, there will be extra security, and Countdown will consider introducing body cameras that were purchased after the Dunedin incident.
However, training and dialogue with the union were needed to move forward later.
“The staff is training us to deal with customers and how to handle situations,” he said.
“The only thing that really matters every day is that people come to work and get home safely, and I feel very strong about it.”
There will also be an independent review of stores selling knives, screwdrivers and other sharp items.