Drama region Essaouira: King Mohammed VI takes funeral costs

King Mohammed VI responded quickly on the drama that this morning in Sidi Boualam, near Essaouira, took place.

King Mohammed VI reacted immediately by to give instructions to the competent authorities to take all the necessary measures for the benefit of the wounded and the families of the deceased. The King pays the full cost of hospitalization, treatment and funeral.

The public prosecutor and the Ministry of Internal Affairs each have opened an investigation.

The municipality of Sidi Boualam is one of the poorest municipalities in Morocco. According to the census by 2014 counts the 8142 inhabitants.