2006 News Story

Millions worship at the Grand Mosque in Makkah

More than two million worshippers came to the Grand Mosque in Makkah last night to offer special prayers for the Lailat Al-Qadr (the Night of Power). The worshippers included Saudis, expatriates and foreign visitors as well as pilgrims performing the umrah.

According to mosque officials, despite the large crowds the worshippers were able to comfortably perform their prayers.