SCORES KILLED IN CRANE COLLAPSE IN MECCA GRAND MOSQUE

SCORES KILLED IN CRANE COLLAPSE IN MECCA GRAND MOSQUE

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At least 87 people have been killed and 183 others injured after a crane collapsed in Mecca’s grand mosque on Friday according to Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defence Authority. Pictures circulating on social media showed pilgrims in bloodied robes and masses of debris from a part of the crane that seemed to have crashed through a ceiling. Mecca is Islam’s holiest site. Pilgrims from around the world have been converging on the city and the mosque for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which starts on