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Morocco’s king says boy, 5, trapped in deep well has died

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Feb 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-05 16:23:44-05

IGHRAN, Morocco (AP) — The Moroccan royal palace says a 5-year-old boy who was trapped in a deep well for four days has died.

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

The boy, Rayan, was pulled out Saturday night by rescuers after a lengthy operation that captivated global attention.