Moroccan paramedics find the boy dead after five days of rescue operations


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Moroccan boy trapped in a well dies before rescue

Rabat (Reuters)-A little boy trapped in a well in northern Morocco for five days died before rescuers could contact him late Saturday to regain his body, two government officials said. Said. Images posted on social media show the scene after his body has recovered, with hundreds of distraught rescue workers and spectators gathering at the scene, chanting to God, and flying a cell phone flashlight in the air. It was illuminating. Five-year-old Rayan Awram fell into the well of his village Ighran on a hill near Chefchaouen on Tuesday, triggering a large-scale rescue operation that captivated the country.