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Shocking video: Unknown man barges in to Grand Mosque Mecca to attack Imam, held

May 22, 2021, 1:49 PM IST

In a shocking video emerging from the Grand Mosque Mecca in Saudi Arabia, an attempt to attack Imam Sheikh Bandar Balila was made.

A CCTV video doing rounds on social media claims the attack by an unknown person during Friday prayers sermon at the Grand Mosque.

In the video, the attacker wearing white traditional 'Umrah' dress and with his head tonsured is seen holding a stick and trying to barge inside Minbar from nowhere.

However, the security guard armed with guns confronted him and were successful in controlling him.

As per reports, Makkah Spokesperson was quoted as saying, “The legal procedures against him have been completed.”

The reaction of attacker comes at the backdrop of Palestinians openly condemning Arabs for not raising voices against Israel which bombed Gaza in which several children also died.

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