The crashed car at the Grand Mosque of Mecca on Friday. (Photo Credit: makkahregion/Twitter)
The crashed car at the Grand Mosque of Mecca on Friday. (Photo Credit: makkahregion/Twitter)

Saudi man crashes car into Mecca's Grand Mosque, held

ANI | Updated: Oct 31, 2020 15:22 IST


Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], October 31 (ANI): A speeding car rammed into the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday evening.
The driver of the car was arrested and referred to public prosecution, even as no one was injured, Makkah region tweeted.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, this was an accident caused by a car drifting and travelling at a high speed on one of the roads surrounding the southern square of the Grand Mosque, reported Khaleej Times.

Visuals posted on social media show the car ploughing through the barricades in the courtyard before crashing into one of the outer doors.
"By the grace of God, no one was injured," the Saudi Press Agency added.
The incident was reported to have taken place at 10.25 pm Saudi time. (ANI)

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