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Thu 22 Sep 2016 12:55 PM

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Video: Meet southern Iraq's youngest Koran memoriser

Nine-year-old Saif Mustafa Lateef has become the youngest person in the southern Iraqi city of Basra to be given the title of hafiz, which is awarded to someone who is able to memorise the entire Islamic holy book.

Video: Meet southern Iraq's youngest Koran memoriser
youngest Koran memorizer

(Reuters Youtube channel)