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Driver rams car into the gate of Masjid-al-Haram

There were no casualties and the driver was taken into custody by the authorities.

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A driver rammed his car into the outer-perimeter gate of the Masjid-al-Haram, Mecca on late on Friday night.

The accident was caught on camera and the video footage is circulating on social media.

A driver rammed his speeding car into Door 89 of the Grand Mosque at 22:25pm Saudi time.



According to the authorities, there were no casualties and the driver was taken into custody by the authorities. The man appeared in an “abnormal” condition, the state-run agency said.

As beign reported, the driver, is a Saudi citizen, and after being  arrested he is referred to the public prosecutor for questioning.

 

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.