Ilham Aliyev expresses condolences in connection with crane falling on mosque in Mecca
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev expressed his condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, in connection with the fall of a crane on the Great Mosque in Mecca, as a result of which 107 people have died and 238 were injured.
"We are extremely saddened by the news of numerous casualties as a result of the tragedy, which occurred at the al-Haram Mosque in Mecca," the head of the Azerbaijani state said in his condolence message.
He also expressed deep condolences on his behalf and on behalf of the Azerbaijani people to the king, his family and relatives of the victims. "I wish recovery to the wounded and injured," Trend quoted him as saying.