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Mecca crane collapse: PM Modi express grievance over loss of lives


Mecca crane collapse: PM Modi express grievance over loss of lives

New Delhi, Sept 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grievance at the loss of lives in the crane crash that occurred yesterday in Mecca. "My thoughts and prayers are with families of those who lost their lives in crane crash in Mecca.

I wish quick recovery for injured," Prime Minister Modi said in a tweet. At least 107 pilgrims, including two Indians were killed and more than 230 injured when a crane crashed into the grand mosque of Saudi Arabia in Mecca Friday night.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said Indian consulate in Jeddah is monitoring situation in Mecca. He said, "so far, injuries of 15 Indian pilgrims have been reported." The incident happened when a huge crane crashed into a part of the grand mosque that was filled with worshippers at the time.

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