Tag Archives: Grand Mosque

September 12

107 killed in crane collapse at Makkah’s Grand Mosque

A powerful storm caused a crane to topple Friday afternoon at one of Islam‘s most important mosques — the Masjid al-Haram, or Grand Mosque in Mecca — killing at least 107 people and injuring 238 others, Saudi Arabia’s civil defense authorities said Friday on Twitter. CNN reports: The crane fell 10 days before the start […]