CARNAGE IN MECCA: AT LEAST 101 PEOPLE KILLED AFTER BIN LADEN FIRM CRANE COLLAPSES ON GRAND MOSQUE DURING FREAK LIGHTNING STORM: “Pictures taken before the disaster show the crane being struck by a bolt of lightning and authorities are in little doubt extreme weather was to blame…The crane belongs to a German crane company operated by the Bin Laden family’s consortium, who are heading the expansion of the Holy Mosque. Saudi BinLaden Group was founded by Osama’s Bin Laden’s billionaire father Mohammed and the sprawling construction conglomerate runs a large amount of major building contracts in the Sunni kingdom.”