A man from Rahat dies after falling from the wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque
August 5, 2013

The 40-year old resident of the city of Rahat, Hasan Suleiman Salman Abu Mid’em, passed away on Monday early morning hours after falling from the wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Witnesses said that Abu Mid’em went up the wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque which is 30-40 meters high from the southern side after spending Laylat Al-Qader in Al-Aqsa and praying the Morning Prayer (Fajer) and taking pictures of himself in Al-Aqsa. He gave his phone to one of his friends to take the pictures and while standing on the edge of the wall he fell down on the Umayyad Palaces. Witnesses added that ambulances rushed to the area to provide first aid to Abu Mid’em but he immediately passed away and his body was taken to Al-Maqased hospital in Al-Tur.