15 Indians injured as crane crashes at Mecca's Grand Mosque

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New Delhi/ Riyadh, Sept 11: At least 15 Indians were among 80 people injured when a construction crane crashed into the Grand Mosque of Saudi Arabia's holy Muslim city of Mecca today.

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Mecca crane accident: 9 Indians injured

"Our Consulate in Jeddah is monitoring situation in Makkah following tragic accident. We have recd reports that 9 Indian pilgrims are injured," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

He said senior Indian officers, including the Consul General, are in Mecca and Indian doctors deployed in all government hospitals are trying to get more information.

According to an AFP report, 107 people were killed in the tragedy.


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