The scientist died at a hospital in Marrakech after suffering from a heart attack.
Rabat – Egyptian scientist Abu Bakr Abdel Moneim Ramadan died in Marrakech after suffering a heart attack on Thursday, September 5.
The scientist was in Morocco to attend scientific conference when he died.
Egypt Independent said that Ramadan asked for permission to leave the conference room after he felt tired.
The Egyptian news outlet quoted Egypt’s Ambassador to Morocco Ashraf Ibrahim, who said that it seems that Ramadan’s fatigue worsened and he informed the hotel management, which alerted the conference’s organizing committee.
Ramadan was then transferred to a hospital, where he died.
The ambassador added that security services ordered an autopsy as a routine procedure to determine the circumstances of the death of the Egyptian nuclear scientist.
The Egypt Independent said that the result showed that the Egyptian scientist died due to a heart attack.
Both international and local media announced his death, with differing details.
Qatari news outlet Al Jazeera reported on Sunday, September 8 that the scientist died under unknown circumstances.
Al Jazeera also reported that the scientist suffered a pain in his stomach after drinking a juice at a hotel in Marrakech.
Ramadan was the head of the National Radiation Observatory Network at the Egyptian Nuclear and Radio-logical Regulatory Authority.