Algeria – Saudi media reported that an Iraqi pilgrim committed suicide on Friday (August 24th) by throwing himself from the roof of the mosque in Mecca.
The deceased's name was Hussein Alhaidi. He is of Iraqi origin and aged 50.
According to the same source, the Hajj threw himself from the roof of the mosque in Mecca when performing rites in Mecca. Pointing out that when this pilgrim fell also dropped two other pilgrims at the same time in Mecca.
An amateur video of this desperate act quickly circulated on Saudi social networks.