A Saudi education official visiting a school to check the final examinations was surprised to find that two students were asleep.
The head of the education zone in the Northwestern town of Qurayyat was touring classes in the school when he saw the two boys fast asleep.
Sada newspaper said the picture went viral on social networks, prompting a reaction by the school management, who said the two students were suffering from exhaustion.
“The management called a doctor to check the two students. They were found to be suffering from exhaustion and headache,” it said.