Winds Blamed for Crane Collapse at Mecca, At Least 107 Dead

September 12, 2015 2:25 PM

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Strong winds were on Saturday blamed for knocking over a crane at one of Islam's holiest shrines in Mecca, killing 107 worshippers in what John Kerry described as a "horrific accident."

An investigation has been ordered into the disaster by Mecca's governor, Prince Khaled al-Faisal, according to Al Arabiya.

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