Malaysian PM Extends Condolences To Family Of Moroccan Boy Rayan


KUALA LUMPUR— Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has expressed his condolences to the family of a five-year-old Rayan Oram who died on Saturday after being trapped for five days in a well in a village in northern Morocco.


Ismail Sabri, through a post on his Facebook account, said it was absolutely heartbreaking to learn about Rayan’s tragic death that has been confirmed by Morocco’s Royal Court.


The boy was trapped in a 32-meter-deep well for five days in his village of Ighran, located in the hills near Chefchaouen, northern Morocco.


“The entire Malaysian Family and I extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to Rayan’s family. May Allah SWT grant him the highest rank of Jannah. Al-Fatihah,” he said.


Morocco’s Royal Court confirmed late Saturday the death of the boy shortly after he was rescued and taken to a nearby hospital.




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