At least 107 dead in crane collapse in Mecca's Grand Mosque

September 11, 2015 9:50 PM

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At least 107 dead in crane collapse in Mecca's Grand Mosque

A crane collapsed killing dozens, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 in Mecca. The accident happened as pilgrims from around the world converged on the city, Islam's holiest site, for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which takes place this month.

Saudi governor of Mecca region Khaled al-Faisal, center, listens to aides of the Grand Mosque of Saudi Arabia's holy Muslim city of Mecca on Friday, after a construction crane crashed into it. The crash killed at least 107 people and injuring 238.

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