SURREY, B.C. – The sufferer of what RCMP allege was terrorism on a Surrey, B.C., bus on Saturday has returned residence from hospital after his throat was slashed in an attack a member of the family says might have simply killed him.
Chris Jensen says his companion’s brother suffered a knife wound stretching from the again of his neck to close his throat, just under the left aspect of his jaw.
He says the sufferer, who he calls his brother-in-law, returned from hospital Tuesday to the house in Surrey, the place he lives with Jensen and his companion.
Jensen says his brother-in-law described getting onto the bus after which turning to assist a person he thought was falling earlier than he noticed the knife.
He struggled with the armed man and ultimately succeeded in pushing the attacker off the bus after being wounded.
Abdul Aziz Kawam, who is as a result of reappear in Surrey provincial court docket on Wednesday, is charged with tried homicide, assault inflicting bodily hurt, aggravated assault, and assault with a weapon, all in affiliation with terrorist group the Islamic State.
Jensen says his brother-in-law suffered some vocal-chord injury, however the knife didn’t strike any main tendons or arteries, and medical doctors are hopeful he could make a full restoration.
“We face the reality that it could have been worse. We know that recent stabbing victims have not been so lucky,” Jensen mentioned,
“We know there is a lot of violence that pops (up) that randomly … and the best you can do is be vigilant.”
Jensen has arrange a GoFundMe web page for the sufferer, who he says is Indigenous.
He says on the web page that the sufferer is “one of the most unassuming, kind, shy, gentle, and caring people you could ever meet.”
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed April 4, 2023.
— By Chuck Chiang in Vancouver
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