More than 40 people killed in ‘disastrous’ stampede at Israel religious festival

Apr 30, 2021
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At least 44 people have been killed in a stampede at a religious bonfire festival in Israel, officials have said.
Some 150 people were in hospital injured, some critically, following the incident at the Lag B'Omer event in northern Mount Meron.
Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews were gathered at the tomb of a 2nd-century sage for annual commemorations, which include all-night prayer and dance.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the incident as a "heavy disaster”. He added: "We are all praying for the wellbeing of the casualties."
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  • MashaAllah

    gulaam chishtigulaam chishti4 days ago
  • Madness

    ivan kerrivan kerr4 days ago
  • God's punishment for how they treat palestinians

    I. AgostiniI. Agostini4 days ago
  • Alhamdulillah 😄😄

    RI JewelRI Jewel5 days ago
  • Azab Allha send

    John WestJohn West5 days ago
  • Survives covid and lockdown only to be trampled to death at a religious festival that obviously did not have enough space or security to cope with the numbers that turned up the organisers have a lot to answer for this is horrific my heart goes out to all that lost thier lives and thier loved ones

    HayleyHayley5 days ago
  • Collective hysteria never brings anything good

    Francisco MoranteFrancisco Morante5 days ago
  • Or do you think that the eighteen men on whom the Tower of Siloam fell and smitten them were more guilty than all those who live in Jerusalem? No, I tell you, but if you do not repent, you will all perish the same way, Luke 13: 4-5....

    Сергей ИльчукСергей Ильчук5 days ago

    Bassudev SawockBassudev Sawock5 days ago
  • Mass Stampeding, guess its time to start banning assault shoes, & boots.

    Thomas OlearyThomas Oleary5 days ago
  • Evangelist churches in US doing the same, they think covid 19 does not exist and God will protect them... However, Muslims pelgrinages are completly close, forbidden at the moment, very strict on that, it s just mad they do not allow anything... Opposite way. I do miss gathering but what can we do we must follow rules and not be selfish or thinking because you had a vaccin you don t care... Condolences💐

    Bella RosaBella Rosa5 days ago
  • *1.East Jerusalem & West Bank🇵🇸* *2.Golan Heights🇸🇾* *UN & World hope stop occupation!* 🇮🇱🤝🇵🇸 & 🇮🇱🤝🇸🇾

    Diaz VirdaniDiaz Virdani5 days ago
  • Religious? I wonder if god was trying to tell them something by crushing them

    JT_ HyperopticJT_ Hyperoptic5 days ago
  • Fiestas, Festivals, Parties, Reunions, Concerts, Receptions, Celebrations, etc. Can these all not wait until everything goes back to normal? Cannot understand covidiots in this if it's an emergency...WTF!

    Michael Co Del MarMichael Co Del Mar5 days ago
  • Common sense so very thin on the ground just like the dead that were crushed

    securityrobotsecurityrobot5 days ago
  • נן 8 43 מדוע אינך מבין את נאומי? אפילו כי אינך יכול לשמוע את דבריי. 44 אתם מאביכם השטן ואת תאוות אביכם תעשו. הוא היה רוצח מההתחלה, ולא התגורר באמת, כי אין בו שום אמת. כאשר הוא מדבר שקר, הוא מדבר משלו: כי הוא שקרן ואביו.

    Bible Reading OutreachBible Reading Outreach5 days ago
  • Luke 12:1 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

    Bible Reading OutreachBible Reading Outreach5 days ago
    • Amen Brother.....

      captain birdzeyecaptain birdzeye5 days ago
  • They've all been vaccinated. So they are immune to the virus. 🤔 Ohhhh.... Ok.

    Fatima JafferFatima Jaffer5 days ago
  • Apparently someone dropped some money, and they all tried picking it up

    z mughalz mughal5 days ago
    • 😂😂😂 typical Israelites

      gerard . Agerard . A5 days ago
  • Please God help us to remember that wthout you we are nothing

    Renel FrancisRenel Francis5 days ago
  • RIH

    y Israely Israel5 days ago
  • As a Jewish person, and no not Isreali, might I say for the people making negative comments, how is it that- you are any better person I. When Making such sick disgusting wishes on already dead people, shows the Calibre of the type of people you are in the first! place! The people's making derogatory comments towards my faith, shows that that they are Narssastic and hypocritical- so how does that make you a better so called human that me, wether your views on Jewish people are justified or not.

    Modern Classic CollectablesModern Classic Collectables5 days ago
    • couldn't agree more children also died in that stampede and people thinks it's funny to make sick jokes I bet they wouldn't be laughing if it was thier child brother or sister stamped to death its twisted!

      HayleyHayley5 days ago
    • Why Thank you for asking....feeling pretty good about my in rude health and enjoying life....and again ,Thank you for your flattering comments;)

      captain birdzeyecaptain birdzeye5 days ago
    • You always get the sickos commenting,they have nothing else to do.

      Illya KuryakinIllya Kuryakin5 days ago
    • Tell them

      Renel FrancisRenel Francis5 days ago
  • எஞ்ஜாயி 🥳எஞ்சாமி🤠 இந்தா 🤡இந்தா இந்தா🙋 இந்தா 🙋‍♀️. ஓடியா !@ 🏃🏃‍♀️ நல்லபடி👌 வாழச்சொல்லி இந்த மண்ணைக் 🌏🌎🌍 கொடுத்தானே பூர்வக்குடி 🎭.

    Jayan ThiJayan Thi5 days ago
  • 🤣🤣🤣🤣🪐🪐🪐🪐

    shoplifting began in ancient phoeniciashoplifting began in ancient phoenicia5 days ago
  • Condolences from India 🙏.. Here we are losing our people to Wuhan virus.. we can easily understand your pain .. The loss is immeasurable... May the deceased rest in peace..

    Meghna JakharMeghna Jakhar5 days ago

      Jayan ThiJayan Thi5 days ago
    • @Meghna Jakhar we don't spread hate that's moody ji,s job 🤣oh Yeah shattenyahu is moody,s best friend yet he refused to help India in their hr of need,,

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain5 days ago
    • @Mahroof Hussain Stop spreading hatered in the Name of almighty... God may be worshiped in any form.. He ll always love his kids..

      Meghna JakharMeghna Jakhar5 days ago
    • What's happening in India is a punishment from Allah SWT for the wrongs Hindu nationalists have been doing to Muslims and Christians and Sikhs dalites,, Same goes to the Jews living in palastine 🌹♥️🇯🇴❤️🌹 harming the Muslims but that's gonna stop very soon insha'Allah ✌️

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain5 days ago
  • Dr mengele opens new free clinic !!

    willi fufuwilli fufu5 days ago
  • Dollars were dropped. The reaction was... Unfortunate.

    jaye seejaye see5 days ago
  • I want the destruction of Israel, the poisonous occupier of the Middle East.

    Zia Ul HuqZia Ul Huq5 days ago
  • No Covid 19 in that place.

    Mary KinuthiaMary Kinuthia5 days ago
    • never has been the way they never social distance or wear masks

      alan6alan65 days ago
  • The Darwin awards go to..

    lex texlex tex5 days ago
  • 🙏🙏🙏My deepest Condolences sympathy to my Brother's and Sisters Rest in peace in the name of God and wish the injured a speedy recovery in the name of Yahweh Jesus Christ mighty one .😢🙏🙏🙏

    VictorVictor5 days ago
  • They have either defeated covid or safety plays second fiddle to religion in isreal?

    Mobius StatesMobius States5 days ago
  • When you ignore a pandemic and don't social distance..!

    T StantonT Stanton5 days ago
  • Amazinggb😁😁😁😁😁😁🤣🤣

    i am traders forexsi am traders forexs5 days ago
  • many people without mask , good luck bros. dance ,dance dance ,then heaven heaven

    mike eggmike egg5 days ago
    • @Ledo Junior Rocchi yes I support wearing musk all times,, better be safe and sorry after,,, from Dear Pak 🌹🇹🇷♥️🇵🇰🌹✌️☝️

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain5 days ago
    • Do you support the use of masks even if you are fully vaccinated? Are you thinking to accept the mask as a new normality? Did you know that the world and our body are full and in coexistence with thousands of viruses and bacteria? What is your solution about it? Maybe moving to the Sun might help you to be fully sterilized.

      Ledo Junior RocchiLedo Junior Rocchi5 days ago
    • No heaven only hell 🔥, ☝️

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain5 days ago
  • omg god ,hahahaha , dancing ,then dead ? what can i say ?

    mike eggmike egg5 days ago
    • @skinjim123 vile,why, or how

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain4 days ago
    • @Illya Kuryakin how,can you explain

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain4 days ago
    • @Mahroof Hussain that is vile what you just said.

      skinjim123skinjim1234 days ago
    • @Mahroof Hussain God you people are all deluded.

      Illya KuryakinIllya Kuryakin5 days ago
    • Punishment from Allah SWT,, for misbehaving on holy land of all the prophets ,,peace be up on them ❤️

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain5 days ago
  • God bless Israel 🇮🇱 🙏 ❤💔

    FL champ33FL champ335 days ago
    • @Mahroof Hussain God Bless Israel. What God ?? Israel act is not on God side. They have no God.

      Pipit BrahmaPipit Brahma4 days ago
    • @Pipit Brahma and you have, have you,,🤣 people like you make me laugh,, when say things like that,,

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain4 days ago
    • What God ??? U have no God . All ur act is picture that u're not in God side.

      Pipit BrahmaPipit Brahma4 days ago
    • God the most high,is going to distroy isreal,,it's got very short time left,, from Dear Pak 🌹🇹🇷♥️🇵🇰🌹

      Mahroof HussainMahroof Hussain5 days ago
    • @Modern Classic Collectables in deed he was...

      captain birdzeyecaptain birdzeye5 days ago
  • So Israil it will be second India in two weeks time.....

    • No it wont - they have done this from the start and nothing has happened

      alan6alan65 days ago
  • Ahh yes, glorious religion! The world is a meme.

    Hero14ishHero14ish5 days ago
  • No Hajj no kumbh and here we have religious festival wow very guda⚰️

    joe kerjoe ker5 days ago
  • Why are mass gatherings allowed during this pandemic...whether or not Israel has good vaccination rate or not....mass gatherings of religious groups across the world seem to think somehow they are immune to this virus!!! Ridiculous!!

    Hazel BHazel B5 days ago
  • God works in mysterious ways 🙏🏼

    musings of a middle-aged stonermusings of a middle-aged stoner5 days ago
    • Ha ha ha ah ah aha

      Francisco MoranteFrancisco Morante5 days ago
    • @alan6 Elon Musk?

      Pete JonesPete Jones5 days ago
    • @Illya Kuryakin How dare you....;)

      captain birdzeyecaptain birdzeye5 days ago
    • yep, I can confirm She told me the same. Was definitely Her Will 🤷🏻‍♀️

      Milia WeronikaMilia Weronika5 days ago
    • Which God?????

      Illya KuryakinIllya Kuryakin5 days ago
  • disaster

    gajah olenggajah oleng5 days ago
  • Saddened by the stampede. More saddened by the lack of masks during this pandemic. May they all find their peace in the afterlife. 😔🌈💗

    lenny kosslenny koss5 days ago
    • Masks are useless

      I. AgostiniI. Agostini4 days ago
    • @Yishai White Awesome job for stopping the dying in the short term. My point is more along immunology and reality of the situation for future generations. Being immune and not getting 'sick' doesn't mean they aren't spreading a communicable disease to others.

      lenny kosslenny koss5 days ago
    • Their going to be a lot thinner that’s for sure.

      securityrobotsecurityrobot5 days ago
    • @lenny koss have you not been paying attention? Israel has the highest vaccination rate in the world and has seen a massive drop in cases and deaths as a result. They have had several days this week with no covid deaths and the number I stated was indeed for cases.

      Yishai WhiteYishai White5 days ago
    • @Yishai White cases or deaths? Look for spikes in other deaths in the details for mislabeled occurances. All countries are downplaying the severity of the situation unfortunately. For example, Latin America countries are attributing it to Dengue or Malaria which often don't hit until rainy season due to mosquitoes... so spikes in that data hides COVID deaths. Similar stuff likely happened in China, and now India, Middle East, and Africa.

      lenny kosslenny koss5 days ago
  • By the wrath of God

    Busta KnuttBusta Knutt5 days ago