Photo released of schoolboy who died following “allergic reaction” at Al Hijrah School

The parents of Mohammad Ismaeel Ashraf (known as Ismaeel), aged 9, who died at school of a suspected allergic reaction, have released an photo of their son.

Ismaeel fell ill at Al Hijrah School on Burbridge Road in Bordesley Green on Friday 3rd March.

Police and paramedics arrived at the scene to find the youngster collapsed and, tragically, he died later in hospital.

A post mortem will take place and the child’s family are being supported by specially trained officers.

Detective Chief Inspector Edward Foster, said: “We continue to support the family during this tragic time; the family have asked that their privacy is respected. We are working with the school and other partners to piece together exactly what happened.”

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