20 November 1979 was one of the darkest days for Muslims all around the world as this day is known as the day when Kaaba was held, hostage.
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It was a pleasant day on 20 November 1979 in Makkah, everything seemed to be normal. But all of a sudden this pleasant day turns into a darker one when a guy named Juhayman ibn Muhammad ibn Sayf al-Otaybi along with his terrorist group enters Kaaba and is held hostage Kaaba for many days, during this period, many lives were lost and blood was shed in the house of Allah SWT.
Who helped Saudi Arabia fight the war against this terrorist?
There are two countries that came to the rescue of the house of Kaaba and fought alongside Saudi Forces to tear that terrorist down. Those two countries were;
- Pakistan (SSG).
- France (GIGN).
These two forces fought a long war with this group of terrorists who claimed to be the Mahdi from 20 November 1979 till the 4th of December, as per Wikipedia.
Almost 300 to 600 terrorists had held Kaaba (The house of Allah SWT) hostage, while, 117 were killed and many were wounded, and the rest were surrendered and Saudi Government executed them publically. and the videos and images of all these incidents can easily be seen on YouTube and Google Images.
Full History of Attack on Kaaba (Masjid Al Haram) on 20 November 1979
If you want to know about what happened on that day, This video will tell you the whole timeline of what happened in Kaaba (Masjid Al Haram) that day and how all of this stopped. Watch this informative video and pass to it your friends and family as well.