BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah has sent a message of condolence to the custodian of the two holy mosques, the king as well as the government and people of Saudi Arabia on the recent crane incident in Masjidil Haram, the state Radio Television Brunei reported on Saturday.
In the message, the Sultan was greatly saddened to learn about the loss of lives in the incident. He expressed his deepest condolences to King Salman bi Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and government and people of Saudi Arabia and heartfelt sympathy especially to the bereaved families of the victims.
At least 107 people have been killed in a crane collapse at Mecca’s Grand Mosque. Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defense authority said 238 others were injured and all of them have been sent to hospitals.