The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars
"Steve Chesley (JPL) reports that atmospheric entry will occur on 2008
Oct 07 0246 UTC over northern Sudan.
Hmm .. Northern Sudan ... just a few miles from MECCA!
(one could only wish)
It's supposed to be 15 feet across and full of different metals.
From Space News - http://www.spaceweather.com
From RENSE - http://rense.com/general83/aster.htm