Moroccan firefighter killed in Qatar fire honored

A week after his death, friends and compatriots of Tarik Alghoubachi continue to mourn his passing.

The 36-year-old Moroccan firefighter died after attempting to fight a warehouse blaze near the Industrial Area on the evening of Friday, Feb. 6.

He and a colleague had responded after a fire broke out at a building that apparently stored diapers, medical supplies and other goods, a fellow firefighter told Doha News.

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Alghoubachi, a seasoned firefighter who had worked for Civil Defense since 2006, was tasked with finding anyone trapped in the warehouse, according to Morocco’s deputy ambassador in Qatar, Abdul Razzaq Dinar.

Tarik Alghoubachi
Tarik Alghoubachi
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Source News: Doha News
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