44 Killed, 100+ Injured In A Crush At A Religious Event in Israel
Updated: May 2
At least 44 people were killed and over 100 were injured at a religious event in Israel when a stampede erupted resulting in several people being crushed.
Around 60,000-70,000 worshippers had gathered to celebrate the Lag B’Omer holiday. The festival became chaotic when a stampede broke out and several people fell to the ground.
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the sudden stampede but many believe the event was simply overcrowded.
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