Man dies while calling for prayers

Collapsed on the podium

An old Syrian man died while calling for prayers at a mosque near his home in Saudi Arabia, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

The man has just climbed the podium in the mosque in the central town of Kharj and started calling for evening prayers when he collapsed.

“People at the mosque rushed to revive him but found that he was dead,” the Arabic language daily Sadaa said.

Dubai Gazette