Hundreds gather for funeral of Morocco boy who died in well

By The Guardian

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Mourners stood in the remote forested hills to farewell five-year-old Rayan Awram, who died after being trapped in a well for days

Huge crowds laid to rest Rayan Awram, a five-year-old Moroccan boy who spent four days trapped down a well and sparked a rescue operation that gripped the world but ended in tragedy. Hundreds stood to mourn in a cemetery in the remote forested hills … [3049 chars]

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Timeline

Feb 05 Sat:

Effort to Rescue a 5-Year-Old Transfixes Morocco, Only to End Sadly

The four-day rescue operation failed to save the life of Rayan, who plunged down a 100-foot well, a devastating outcome to the many Moroccans who were captivated by the effort to save him.

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Feb 04 Fri:

Rescuers Work to Free Child Stuck in Well in Morocco: Live Updates

A boy named Rayan has been stuck at the bottom of a 100-foot-deep well since Tuesday, in a drama that has captivated the North African nation.

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Topics

Morocco — Country in North Africa

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