Foreign Secretary expresses sympathy following Mecca tragedy

hammond

Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, has expressed sympathy following the collapse of a crane at the Grand Mosque in Mecca which has killed over 100 people.

In a statement Hammond said:

“I’m shocked and saddened to hear of the accident in Mecca involving a large number of fatalities amongst those attending the Hajj. My thoughts are with the families of those affected”.