Israeli Police Forces Work to Evacuate Mount Meron After Crush

Police worked to evacuate large crowds gathered at Mount Meron in Israel, on April 30, after dozens of people were killed during a religious celebration.

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.

Footage uploaded by Israel Police shows large groups of people being escorted out of the area by local authorities.

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