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‘A heavy disaster’: More than 40 killed as stampede crushes attendees of religious festival in Israel

‘A heavy disaster’: More than 40 killed as stampede crushes attendees of religious festival in Israel

At least 45 people were killed and more than 150 injured in a stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel, medical officials said Friday. It was one of the country’s deadliest civilian disasters. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said children were among the dead and described it