Monday 25 September 2017

Saudi Boy gets swamped by visitors after he tweeted from hospital

Ibhram tweeted from his hospital bed after a car accident that no one was visiting him and soon he was swamped with visitors

Ibrahim in hospital surrounded by gifts of flowers - Photo: Reddit/AhmedElJohani
Ibrahim in hospital surrounded by gifts of flowers - Photo: Reddit/AhmedElJohani
Ibrahim in hospital
Queues of people waiting to visit Ibrahim
People waiting to visit Ibrahim
Some of Ibrahim's visitors
Talking to all the visitors is hungry work
Visitors bringing gifts of flowers
No attention is spared on Ibramim

Eimear Phelan

A boy from Saudi Arabia named Ibrahim was injured and in hospital following a car accident

While in bed recovering he tweeted that he wasn't getting any visitors, Including his family.

Shortly after that the hashtag #vistibrahim was set up and people started coming to visit him in his hospital bed.

It is Islamic tradition to bring visit people who are sick and to bring flowers to someone who has had a baby or is recovering.

Some of his visitors brought pizza and other gifts.

Ibrahim needs further surgery in Germany and the hashtag, which is trending in Saudi Arabia, has been helping him raise funds. 

 

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