A stampede at a Jewish religious service in Israel has killed at least 44 people
Tel Aviv: A stampede broke out at the annual program of a well-known Orthodox scholar on the occasion of a Jewish religious holiday in Israel, killing 44 people.
According to the World News Agency, the tomb of the popular second-century rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai in the Gibraltar region of Israel was hosting a ceremony marking the Jewish religious festival of Lag Baumar, in which a very conservative and well-known scholar delivered a speech. Were.A stampede broke out during the ceremony, killing 44 people and injuring more than 50, with nine of the injured in critical condition, raising fears of an increase in casualties.
Videos that have gone viral on social media show long queues to enter the tomb, with everyone trying to get in first.Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu called the deaths at the tomb a “catastrophe” and said an emergency had been declared at the hospital. We all pray for the recovery of the injured.