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Saudi Arabia

Watch: Video of Mecca crane collapse which left 107 dead

At least 107 people were killed when a crane toppled over at Mecca's Grand Mosque on Friday, Saudi Arabia's Civil Defence authority said, less than …


Mecca crane collapse: Saudi inquiry into Grand Mosque disaster<p><b>Saudi Arabia has begun an investigation into why a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, killing at least 107 people.</b><p>The huge red crane …

107 dead after crane collapses at world’s holiest mosque in Mecca

At least 107 people died and 238 more were injured when a crane collapsed at the Grand Mosque of Mecca ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, the Saudi …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi blames Mecca Grand Mosque crane collapse on high winds

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — High winds were to blame for the toppling of a massive crane that smashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque and killed at least 107 people ahead of the start of the annual hajj pilgrimage, the head of Saudi Arabia's civil defense directorate said Saturday.<p>The disaster during a …

Osama Bin Laden

Crane crash at Grand Mosque of Makkah

A crane has collapsed at the Grand Mosque of Mecca killing dozens and injuring over 150 people just weeks before Islam’s annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Crane collapse kills 107 people at mosque in Mecca days before Hajj

<b>(CNN) —</b> A construction crane crashed through the roof of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, killing 107 people and casting a grim shadow on a yearly pilgrimage that draws millions to Saudi Arabia.<p>At least 238 others suffered injuries when a powerful storm toppled the crane, according to the nation's civil …

Saudi Arabia