WORLD At least 44 killed in stampede at mass Jewish festival in northern Israel

WORLD

At least 44 killed in stampede at mass Jewish festival in northern Israel

Xinhua

13:06, April 30, 2021

People gather and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer on Mount Meron, Israel, April 29, 2021. At least 44 people were killed and 103 injured in a stampede after midnight Thursday at an Israeli festival attended by tens of thousands of people, local media reported. The tragedy happened in Mount Meron in northern Israel, during the festival celebrated every year on the eve of the Jewish holiday Lag BaOmer. (Photo: Xinhua)

People gather and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer on Mount Meron, Israel, April 29, 2021. At least 44 people were killed and 103 injured in a stampede after midnight Thursday at an Israeli festival attended by tens of thousands of people, local media reported. The tragedy happened in Mount Meron in northern Israel, during the festival celebrated every year on the eve of the Jewish holiday Lag BaOmer. (Photo: Xinhua)

People gather and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer on Mount Meron, Israel, April 29, 2021. At least 44 people were killed and 103 injured in a stampede after midnight Thursday at an Israeli festival attended by tens of thousands of people, local media reported. The tragedy happened in Mount Meron in northern Israel, during the festival celebrated every year on the eve of the Jewish holiday Lag BaOmer. (Photo: Xinhua)

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