65 killed as crane falls on pilgrims in Makkah

September 11, 2015 5:30 PM

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65 killed as crane falls on pilgrims in Makkah

At least 65 people were killed and a further 154 were injured when a crane collapsed at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Friday, the Saudi Arabian government has said.

The civil defence authority said on its Twitter account that rescue teams had been sent to the scene.

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