2021 Meron stampede
On 30 April 2021, at about 00:50 IDT, a deadly crowd crush happened in Meron, Israel, during a religious event on Mount Meron on the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer. About 100,000 people were in attendance. Forty-five people were killed, and more than 150 injured. It is the deadliest civil disaster in the history of Israel.
|Date||30 April 2021|
|Cause||Disputed; over-crowding in Lag BaOmer celebration|
|Participants||100,000 Haredi and Orthodox Jews|
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