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Influencer Farah El Kadhi dead at 36 after suffering suspected heart attack in Malta


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A popular Tunisian beauty influencer died after suffering a suspected heart attack while aboard a yacht in Malta, according to local reports.

Farah El Kadhi, 36, who amassed more than 1 million followers on Instagram, died on Monday at the Mater Dei Hospital at around 6:30 a.m., the Times of Malta reports.

Fellow influencer and close friend Soulayma Hneynia confirmed Kadhi’s death, stating in an Instagram story that her friend died “peacefully in her sleep.”

Tunisian influencer Farah El Kadhi died while on a trip in Malta on Monday. Farah El Kadhi/Instagram
The social media star was on vacation while promoting her brand. Farah El Kadhi/Instagram

Hneynia described the Tunisian influencer as a “truly wonderful person, known for her kindness, generosity, and warmth.”

“Her positive spirit touched everyone who had the privilege of knowing her,” the mourning friend said.

The social media star appeared to have no visible injuries when she was admitted to the hospital, with a magisterial inquiry launched to uncover the exact cause of death, according to the local outlet.

Kadhi was on vacation in Malta, where she also promoted companies and brands on her Instagram.

Her last posts on social media featured her in the town of St. Julians, along Malta’s northeast shore, and aboard a boat docked at the Vittoriosa marina.

Kadhi was allegedly aboard a yacht when she suffered a heart attack, according to local news outlets. Farah El Kadhi/Instagram
An official inquiry has been launched to uncover her cause of death. Farah El Kadhi/Instagram

Both locations are relatively close to the Mater Dei Hospital, where she was admitted.  

Known as one of Tunisia’s top social media influencers, Farah used her following to promote beauty tips and her fashion brand, Bazar by Faf.

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