40 people, including 10 public sector workers will be on the dock during the trial on the case about the collapse of a crane during reconstruction of the sacred mosque in Mecca. The mosque — the main Shrine of Islam, it is the Kaaba.
Defendants in the case involving 10 officials who were supposed to monitor the safety of operations. The vast majority of other workers of the construction company belonging to the Corporation binladen is Group. She acted as contractor for the works.
We will remind: on September 11 2015 at a construction site in the sacred mosque collapsed a huge construction crane. 111 people were killed and about 400 injured. Heavy construction could not withstand strong gusts of wind and struck the mosque.
Saudi authorities blamed the tragedy on a holding owned by the family of Osama Bin Laden. King Salman also ordered to pay the families of those killed and wounded 1 million riyals ($267 thousand), and the rest of the victims – 500 thousand riyals.