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Aldi Kirkcaldy - KingdomAn excellent opportunity has arisen for a Retail Security Officer to join Kingdom.

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Brave security guard dramatically saves hostage from knife wielding thug threatening to ‘behead’ man at mosque

A brave security guard has described the horrifying moment he disarmed a thug wielding a knife after he threatened to behead a man he was holding hostage at a mosque. Haidar Hamid, 22, ‘frog-marched’ a neighbour to Hull Mosque and Islamic Centre while holding a serrated knife to his throat and a Stanley knife in his other hand. With his victim bleeding from cuts to his cheek and chin, Hamid forced his head down in the mosque and asked: “Are you going to pray now?”

But he was spared further injury in a dramatic rescue by Ebrima Touray, 45, who was worshipper at the mosque and put himself in harm’s way to disarm Hamid.

Recalling the incident, Touray, a security guard at St Stephen’s shopping centre, told Hull Daily Mail1 : “I was at the mosque praying when I saw this guy walk in with his shoes on.

“Shoes are not allowed to be worn in any mosque and one of my friends kept telling him, ‘No shoes, no shoes’.

“When I looked back he hadn’t left but instead closed the door and that’s when I saw the knife in his hand.

“I saw the guy with him had a slice on his face, so I asked him, ‘Who did that to you ? Did he do this to you?’

“He nodded, so I told Hamid to put the knife away . At that point he said, ‘This is my knife’, and put it in his pocket.

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Hamid, of Albany Street, west Hull, has now been jailed for ten years

“My friend at the mosque was speaking Arabic to Hamid so I told him to keep his concentration and keep talking to him .

That’s when I managed to grab the knife off him.

“He ran off so I called the police, and I saw a guy pull up in a car shouting his name, and I told him he wasn’t taking him anywhere.

“He said he was from his hostel, but I wasn’t having that . He hadn’t protected him when he left with this guy with a knife, so I wasn’t going to let him protect him now.”

Asked by police why he had the knife, Hamid said “to cut off his head”. Hamid, of Albany Street, west Hull, has now been jailed for ten years as a judge commended Touray and fellow worshipper, Taha Mohammed, for their “extremely remarkable courage”.

Mohammed comforted the victim until police arrived, arrested Hamid and recovered the knives from the mosque in Berkeley Street, west Hull. Touray believes his 14 years’ experience as a security guard helped him talk Hamid out of further harming the victim.

“I knew I had to help when I saw what was happening,” he said.

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Incident happened at Hull Mosque and Islamic Centre

“If I didn’t he could have easily gone out and hurt someone in the street.

“My job helped me in the situation, because I knew what to do . I don’t think I would have gone as near him if not.

“But I think everyone needs to help out in some little bit when these things happen.

“I have been visiting this mosque for years and this is the first time anything like this has happened.

“This is a community we all have to live in.”

When Hamid was interviewed by police the day after the incident on September 9, last year, he said he was going to kill the man with one of the knives, and asked why, said: “To stop him doing bad things to me.”

He admitted kidnap, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and threatening with an offensive weapon.

References

  1. ^ Hull Daily Mail (www.hulldailymail.co.uk)

US chicken, egg companies heighten security after bird flu case

By Tom Polansek1 | CHICAGO

CHICAGO Top U.S . chicken and egg companies ramped up procedures to protect birds from avian flu on Monday, a day after the federal government confirmed the nation’s first case of the virus at a commercial operation in more than a year.

The U.S . Department of Agriculture said on Sunday that a farm in southern Tennessee that is a supplier to Tyson Foods Inc had been infected with the virus . All 73,500 birds there were killed by the disease, known as avian influenza (AI), or have since been suffocated with foam to prevent its spread.

The outbreak raised concerns among chicken companies because the infected farm is located near biggest-producing states for chicken meat, including Georgia and Alabama.

The spread of bird flu would represent a financial blow for operators because it would kill birds or require flocks to be culled, and it would trigger more import bans from other countries . Health officials said the risk of avian influenza spreading to people or making food unsafe was extremely remote.

The worst-ever U.S . outbreak of avian flu in 2014 and 2015 killed about 50 million birds, most of which were egg-laying hens in Iowa, but left the southeastern United States largely unscathed.

Already, U.S . trading partners, including South Korea and Japan, have restricted shipments of U.S . poultry because of the infection in Tennessee.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp, the world’s second-largest chicken producer, said it “immediately activated AI response plans and heightened on-farm biosecurity programs at all Pilgrim’s facilities” in response to the case.

Sanderson Farms Inc, the third-largest U.S . poultry producer, cracked down on the movement of people and vehicles into its facilities, said Mike Cockrell, chief financial officer.

“Our whole industry from coast to coast has been put on a heightened biosecurity alert,” said James Sumner, president of the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council.

Tyson shares on Monday closed down 2.5 percent, while Sanderson Farms shares lost 2 percent and Pilgrim’s Pride shares dropped 1.2 percent.

‘BROILER BELT’ CONCERNS

The infected farm housed roosters and hens that produced fertilized eggs, which hatch into the “broiler” chickens raised for meat . Often, such facilities have even higher security measures than farms raising birds for slaughter because the breeding animals are more valuable.

“The thing that’s worrisome is that it’s in the broiler belt,” said John Glisson, vice president of research for the U.S . Poultry and Egg Association. “There are so many birds in this part of the world.”

Just in Alabama, across the border from the infected farm, producers raised more than 1 billion broiler chickens in 2015.

Portions of Alabama are within a zone surrounding the infected farm in which chickens are being tested for avian flu . Tyson collected samples from an Alabama farm in the zone, and they tested negative for the virus, according to the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.

Tyson asked government officials to expand the zone around the farm to 10 miles from 6.2 miles “to ensure all their commercial operations in the region were disease free,” said Donna Karlsons, U.S . Department of Agriculture spokeswoman . The company manages all the commercial facilities in the region, she said.

Tyson had no immediate comment . On Sunday, the company said it was working with state and federal officials to contain the virus.

Of eight chicken houses on the farm in Tennessee, one became infected, said Tom Super, spokesman for the National Chicken Council, an industry group . That indicates “the farmer obviously was practicing pretty good biosecurity,” he said.

The farmer will bury the remains of the dead chickens on his property, said Glisson.

Wild birds, such as ducks, can carry avian flu without showing symptoms of it and spread it to commercial farms through feces or feathers.

In recent months, different strains of the virus have been confirmed in birds across the northern hemisphere, leading authorities worldwide to cull millions of animals . Several people have died in an outbreak of avian flu in China.

The strain that struck the Tennessee had a North American wild bird lineage, according to the USDA.

The USDA said it did not know how the farm in Tennessee became infected or the strain involved.

“We have been reading of the spread of bird flu in Asia and Europe, and now to be confirmed here in the U.S . is of serious concern,” said Ken Klippen, president of the National Association of Egg Farmers.

Rose Acre Farms, the second-largest U.S . egg producer, raised its risk level to “tightest you can get” after the Tennessee case was detected, Chief Executive Marcus Rust said .

Trucks must wait 72 hours to enter the company’s property if they come from an area with avian flu, up from 24 hours, he said.

(Reporting by Tom Polansek; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)


References

  1. ^ Tom Polansek (uk.reuters.com)