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Witnesses recall deadly crowd crush in Israel

Guardian, 01 May 2021
Witnesses recount their experiences of the night dozens of people died in a crowd crush at an ultra-Orthodox religious festival in northern Israel attended by tens of thousands of people on Friday.

About 150 people were injured at the annual Lag B’Omer commemorations in Galilee. The prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, promised a thorough investigation to ensure such a tragedy is not repeated and called for a day of mourning on Sunday
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