Massive swarm of locusts plagues Mecca

By The European Union Times

They’re everywhere – in the air, on the pavement, on the robes of worshipers and on the walls of the Great Mosque. A swarm of locusts has descended on Mecca, prompting a large-scale cleaning operation.

Mecca attracts millions of Muslims from across the globe every year, but this time it became a site of completely different pilgrimage. The insects have been plaguing the holy site in Saudi Arabia for a few days now, with social media relaying a detailed account of the havoc they caused.

Local authorities have assigned 22 teams, each consisting of 138 people and armed with 111 pieces of [READ MORE HERE]

Source: EU Times

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