Rabat - Moroccan politician and member of the Parliament Ahmed Zaidi, passed away on Sunday.
Rabat – Moroccan politician and member of the Parliament Ahmed Zaidi, passed away on Sunday.
According to media sources, the member of the Socialist Union of Popular Forces, known by its French acronym as USFP, died as he was trying to cross the Sherat river, near Rabat, to reach his home.
While trying to reach his house, Zaidi reportedly did not realize the high level water of the river as a result of the recent rainfall in Morocco.
His car fell from a bridge in the Oued Cherrat. He was alone in the vehicle.
Zaidi was the president the USFP group in the house of representatives, the lower chamber of the parliament, until last April. Zaidi was 61 and was the father of three children.