At Least 44 Killed In Stampede At Israel Pilgrimage Site: Report


Emergency services deployed six helicopters to evacuate the injured.

Meron:

A stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site in northern Israel killed at least 44 people on Friday, the Magen David Adom rescue service and a hospital source told AFP.

“We have 38 dead at the scene but there are more at the hospital,” an MDA spokesman said, while a source at the northern Ziv hospital told AFP they had received at least six fatalities.

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