Egypt expresses sincere condolences to Morocco over death of boy Rayan

Ahram Online , Sunday 6 Feb 2022

​Egypt has expressed its sincere condolences to Morocco and the family of five-year-old boy Rayan who died after being trapped in a deep well in northern Morocco for four days.

child Rayan

Rayan was pulled out by rescuers on Saturday after a four-day rescue operation, but was announced dead despite intensive attempts by Moroccan authorities to save his life. 

In a statement issued on Saturday night by the foreign ministry, Egypt affirmed its full support to Morocco in this painful incident, which has gained unwavering global sympathy and human solidarity.

Egypt also prays for Almighty God to inspire Rayan’s parents and relatives patience and solace, the statement said.

Moroccan King Mohammed VI expressed his condolences to the boy's parents in a statement released by the palace.

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