Young victim of Madinah street murder laid to rest

Relatives carry the body of the boy to the cemetary after funeral prayers at the Prophet's Mosque.

Saudi Gazette report

Thousands of people attended the burial of a 7-year-old child was murdered in cold blood in a Madinah street last week. He was buried at Al-Baqie cemetery on Sunday after funeral prayers at the Prophet’s Mosque.

The victim was walking with his mother, when the killer who is not related to the family, took a piece of broken glass, grabbed the boy from the hands of his mother and slit his throat.

The man was sitting inside a coffee shop when he saw the mother and son walking by. The Public Prosecution is investigating the case and the motive behind the terrible crime is still not known.