Ambulances Arrive at Mount Meron as Dozens Killed at Religious Festival

Dozens of people were killed during a religious celebration at Mount Meron, Israel, early on April 30, emergency services said.

According to Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s national emergency service, dozens were killed and over 100 people were injured, of which 44 were in a critical condition.

The Lag B’Omer event was the largest public gathering in Israel since the COVID-19 pandemic began, local media reported.

This is a developing story. Credit: Magen David Adom via Storyful