Sikhs support Muslims in Christchurch after terror attack

The Sikh community has been helping the families of the Muslim victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch....

The Sikh community has been helping the families of the Muslim victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch. The Sikh Sangat Trust says while it's doing whatever it can to help the families of the victims, they urgently need financial support to bring relatives from overseas to New Zealand, and some are struggling to find that support. Harpreet Singh, Kunal Bhalla, and Sukh Preet are volunteers from the trust. They talk to Susie Ferguson.

"Unfortunately the families of the victims are not nessesarily in the position to spend the money needed for travel arrangements, which are usually espensive when they are last minute. On an average it's about $2,000 per person and not all of them have that money readily available to them. That is the main problem people are facing at this stage."
"We are tryint to help them arrange the tickets. Food is not a problem, so we are trying to provide a shelter. The Sikh gurdwara in Christchurch are providing 15 to 20 accomodations over there. In the morning and the evening we are providing them with food."

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