An expatriate man apparently killed himself by jumping from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Press Agency reported quoting Makkah police. The incident occurred at 9.20pm on Friday.
Reports say he jumped over the protective fence erected on the roof to prevent accidents.
The man was killed on the spot after hitting the circumambulation ground. The body was rushed to the hospital and investigations are underway to find out the nationality of the man, police said.
He was shifted to a hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his wounds.
The local administration said the man fell in the Mataf area and had his ribs and many other bones broken.
An alleged video of the incident shows a man jumping from the roof of the Grand Mosque , falling and then landing on the ground with a loud thud.
It is reported that the man who committed suicide on Friday was French National, below are the details issued by Saudi Authorities.