A Saudi man drove his car into the exterior door of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, also known as Masjid-e-Haram on Friday (Oct 30) night.
He crashed through two sets of barricades before hitting the exterior door of the mosque.
According to Saudi media reports, there were no casualties in the accident.
A driver rammed his car into Door 89 of the Grand Mosque in Mecca (Masjid al-Haram) at 22:25pm Saudi time.— Faisal | فيصل (@faisaledroos) October 30, 2020
The driver was arrested and based on video footage posted on social media, local media reports, there were no casualties. pic.twitter.com/CzNKWq5OO5
The police have arrested the driver and started investigations.
According to the Middle East Eye, the car crashed into Door 89 of the Grand Mosque. Saudi Arabia’s state-run channel Saudi Qur’an broadcast live video from inside the mosque during and after the incident.
Videos of the incident have also been posted on social media.