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Israel Religious Festival Stampede Tragedy

Lag B’Omer Religious Festival Stampede Leaves 40 Plus Dead – Topic Report

Israel stampede: At least 44 killed in horror crush – what happened? | World | News – Express UK

From Express UK Excerpt: Israel has been hailed as a model country in its Covid vaccination programme having fully vaccinated more than 120 people per one million population. But now the country has experienced a tragic incident, named a “heavy disaster” by the country’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

At least 44 people have been killed and dozens injured after a stampede took place at a religious bonfire festival in Israel, according to rescue officials.

Dozens of festival-goers were hurt at the Lag B’Omer event in Northern Mount Meron, where the annual commemorations took place.

Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews attended the Galilee tomb of the second-century sage Rabbi Shim Bay Yochai for the annual Lag B’Omer commemorations.

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More than 40 people killed in stampede at religious festival – feeds.breakingnews.ie

From feeds.breakingnews.ie BreakingNews.ie Excerpt: More than 40 people have been killed in a stampede at a Jewish religious gathering in northern Israel, local authorities said. Motti Bukchin, spokesman for the Zaka ambulance service, told Channel 12 TV on Friday that 44 people were killed in the  incident. The disaster occurred at Mount Meron at the […]…

Israel pilgrimage stampede kills at least 44 – www.news24.com

From www.news24.com Excerpt: A massive stampede at a densely packed Jewish pilgrimage site killed at least 44 people in northern Israel on Friday, with rescue workers facing chaotic crowds while trying to evacuate the injured. The disaster occurred in Meron at the site of the reputed tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a second-century Talmudic […]…

‘Terrible Disaster’: Netanyahu Responds To Deadly Crushing Incident That Left At Least 38 Dead And Over 100 Injured- Right – dailycaller.com

From dailycaller.com Ashley Carnahan Excerpt: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to a deadly crushing incident early Friday that left many people dead or injured, according to the Jerusalem Post. Tens of thousands of people attended mass gatherings to celebrate the Lag B’Omer holiday at Mount Meron. The Magen David Adom (MDA) rescue service reported […]…

Israel festival stampede: What we know so far | World News – news.sky.com

From news.sky.com Excerpt: At least 44 people have died after a stampede at a religious festival in Israel resulted in a crush. More than 100 have been injured at the Lag B’Omer celebrations in Mount Meron, northern Israel. The national ambulance service told Sky News that “scores” of people have died, with the death toll […]…

Dozens reported dead in Israeli festival stampede – rssfeeds.usatoday.com

From rssfeeds.usatoday.com AP Domestic Excerpt: A stampede at a religious festival attended by tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews in northern Israel killed at least 44 people and injured some 150 others early Friday, medical officials said. (April 30)        2021-04-30 02:13:42…

Israel stampede: Dozens crushed to death at major religious festival – www.independent.co.uk

From www.independent.co.uk Bel Trew Excerpt: Dozens of people have been crushed to death during a stampede at a religious festival in northeast Israel on Friday, rescue services said. At least 44 people were killed during the event while more than 150 sustained injuries, according to medical officials. Army Radio reported that children were among the […]…

Israel stampede: Horrific moment thousands scramble to escape crush as 44 killed – World News – www.mirror.co.uk

From www.mirror.co.uk mirrornews@mirror.co.uk (Chris Kitching) Excerpt: Harrowing video shows worshippers desperately trying to escape a stampede that left 44 dead and more than 150 injured at an overcrowded religious festival in Israel. Footage shows chaos and captures panicked screams as Lag B’Omer bonfire festivalgoers are caught in a crush in a tightly packed walkway, where […]…