About eighty seven (87) pilgrims lost their lives yesterday, Friday, 11/9/15 when a crane at a construction site within the Holy Mosque (Kabba) collapsed due to wind and rain. The crane is said to be used to supply materials to a multi-storey building project. Alhaji Aliyu Tanko of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria confirmed the incident but added that the exact number and nationalities of the victims are yet to be ascertained.
Also, more than 230 persons are also injured.

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