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Plague of Locusts Attacks Islam's Holiest Mosque in Mecca

David Brummer : Jan 11, 2019  BreakingIsraelNews.com

The swarm was helped by good rains following Cyclone Luban, a very severe tropical storm that affected Yemen, Somalia and Oman in particular, in October 2018.

[Breakingisraelnews.com] Saudi Arabia, in particular the location of Islam's holiest sites, Mecca, has recently been inundated by swarms of locusts, crickets and cockroaches. (Screengrab image: YouTube/via BIN)

Social media users have posted images and uploaded several videos of swarms of locust infesting the Great Mosque of Mecca, the holiest in all of Islam. It is the focus of the hajj, the pilgrimage, which draws millions of Muslims a year to Saudi Arabia.

According to a report on Al-Araby, Mecca's municipal authorities announced earlier in the week that specialized teams of sanitation workers have been tasked to deal with the infestation.

"We have harnessed all efforts available to speed up the eradication of the insects in the interest of the safety and comfort of guests to God's house," said the statement... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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