Man caught trying to set Kabah on Fire

A video circulating on social media on 7th February 2017, shows chaos near the Kabah, as people try to take  control over a man who is said to be trying  to light up the Kiswa of Kabah using gasoline.

However a few moments later Authorities take control of the man and is taken away. Saudi Gazette reported saying that the man was African originated

A spokesperson of the Grand Mosque said in a statement that the man intended to light up himself on fire on Monday evening, and that he was “Mentally Unstable”

*This is a recent incident and hence details might change as information becomes available*

Last Updated: 7th Feb 2017 (15:56 AST)

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