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Video: Holy Kaaba cleaned after self-immolation attempt

Video: Holy Kaaba cleaned after self-immolation attempt

MAKKAH: A video footage showing the Holy Kaaba in Makkah scrubbed clean after self-immolation attempt by a man at the heart of the mosque.

The video shows staff cleaning the wall of the Kaaba where the man stood and poured liquid on his clothes to set himself on fire.

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The incident happened on Monday night when the man, in his 40s and a Saudi citizen, “poured petrol on himself and tried to set it alight.”

He was held before he went on with his dramatic self-immolation act.