LONDON – A crowdfunding campaign started by a Muslim man who witnessed the Westminster attack has raised more than £20,000 in just a day for victims of the atrocity and their families.
“I was shocked to see the injuries and loss of life outside my window,” Muddassar Ahmed wrote, The Independent reported.
Ahmed said he started the fund after witnessing the attack, having entered Portcullis House just 10 minutes before terror struck and being barricaded inside for four hours.
“I reflected on what it means to be a born-and-bred Londoner and found myself proud of how security and medical services responded, how ordinary passers-by offered first aid, and what our Parliament means to me, an institution that is the oldest of its kind in the world and how, regardless of our critiques of government policies or political parties, remains an institution that reflects how the will of the people can be expressed with …