Funeral of Rayan draws hundreds of mourners

Funeral of Rayan draws hundreds of mourners

The funeral of the Moroccan child Rayan, took place on Monday during afternoon.

Rayan’s story had provoked feelings in millions of citizens across the world, after he was stuck in a well for five consecutive days and eventually passed away.

Hundreds of mourners flocked to perform funeral prayers for the 5 years old, and attend his burial in the Zawia cemetery in the province of Chefchaouen.

The surroundings of the Ighran roundabout, in which the funeral of the child Rayan was held, witnessed significant security reinforcements, according to the Moroccan newspaper Hespress.

Rayan, fell into a dry, narrow well of about 32 meters deep last Tuesday.

Social media across the Arab world was abuzz with messages of support and grief for the death of Rayan, and messages of praise for the rescue workers who tried to rescue him