Abu Dhabi: A five-year-old boy was killed and his twin sister left fighting for here life after they were run over while riding a scooter in King Fahd park in Najran, southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, local media reported.
A Saudi senior citizen, who knocked them down, rushed them to hospital, where the boy, Faisal, was pronounced dead, with his sister in intensive care.
Their father, Safar Al Lajam, said he was blessed with the twins after 14 years of marriage.
Al Lajam seemed patient, anticipating God’s decree and destiny, and coherent, despite the great loss and sadness he hides.
He said: “Praise be to Almighty Allah for his decree, and destiny, for what he took and what he gave.”
Al Lajam prayed to Allah to “make Faisal an intercessor for us on the Day of Resurrection and to heal his sister, to inspire us patience and solace and to compensate us from him.”