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Thursday, January 05, 2006

God Smites More Muslims

Report: Mecca Hotel Collapse Kills Dozens.

MECCA, Saudi Arabia Jan 5, 2006 — A hotel on the outskirts of Islam's holiest city collapsed Thursday, security officials said, and pan-Arab television reported that there were dozens of casualties.

The tragedy [sic] occurred as millions of Muslim faithful are flooding into Mecca for the annual haj pilgrimage that peaks on Monday with the Eid al-Adha, a four-day feast.

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