Ambulances Rush to Mount Meron as Dozens Killed During Crush at Lag B’Omer Celebration

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

This footage was taken by Twitter user @AK1Photographer, who said it was captured as ambulances rushed towards Mount Meron, where large crowds gathered for a Lag B’Omer event.

Magen David Adom, Israel’s national emergency service, said dozens were killed and around 50 people were injured, of which 20 were in a critical condition. The service said the injuries were the result of a stampede. Other reports said the casulaties and deaths were the result of a crush. Credit: @AK1Photographer via Storyful