SAUDI ARABIA: 87 dead as crane collapses in mecca mosque

The incident occurred when Muslims were streaming in to the holiest city mosque.

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The authority announced the latest casualties’ figure from Friday’s accident on its official Twitter account.
The accident happened as pilgrims are streaming into Islam’s holiest city for the annual hajj pilgrimage later this month.
Videos and photos posted by social media users showed a grisly scene, with police and onlookers attending to bloodied bodies on the polished mosque floors.

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