Man tries to set fire to himself next to the Kaaba sparking fears of terrorist attack

A man has been arrested after he attempted to set fire to himself next to the holy Kaaba which is located at the center of Islam’s most sacred mosque, Al-Masjid al-Haram.According to initial news reports an eyewitness saw the man trying to pour ‘gasoline’ on the cloth which covers the holy building.But the media spokesman for the security force of the Grand Mosque, Sameh Al-Silmi said the man who appeared to be in his 40’s was arrested on Monday evening after he poured gasoline on his clothes and tried to set himself on fire, contradicting earlier news outlets...

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Tags: saudia,mentally,ill,gasoline,burn,clothes,arrested,police

Location: Saudi Arabia