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At least 44 killed, dozens injured following stampede during Lag B’Omer event in Israel

At least 44 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a stampede at a religious festival in Israel.

The chaotic scenes were captured on social media showing thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews trying to escape the crush. Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, describes the incident at the Lag B’Omer as a “heavy disaster”.

Over 100 others were hurt during the Lag B’Omer event at Mount Meron in northern Israel, where annual commemorations included all-night prayers and dancing.

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