9 years old Mohammad Ismaeel Ashraf, known as Ismaeel, pupil at Al-Hijrah School in Small Heath, has died after collapsing suddenly at school.
He was taken ill at Al-Hijrah School in Small Heath on Friday afternoon March 3, Paramedics were called and tried to resuscitate him, but he was declared dead at the school.
It was claimed that he had suffered an allergic reaction after eating fish for lunch at school. But Mohammad Ismaeel Ashraf’s uncle has dismissed a claim that his nephew had suffered an allergic and died of it. He said at the moment the death is a mystery and we won’t know the reason until there has been a proper investigation.
His family, who released their son’s picture through the police, is now awaiting the outcome of a post-mortem examination.
Al-Hijrah, in Burbidge Road, is a primary and secondary school with around 780 pupils aged five to 16. Parents have been left shocked and angry over the tragedy at Al-Hijrah Primary School in Burbidge Road.
West Midlands Police said that they are are working with the school and other partners to piece together exactly what happened.