Why did the stampede on Israel's Mt. Meron happen? | DW News

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In Israel, at least 44 people have been killed and around 150 others injured in a stampede at a religious gathering attended by tens of thousands.
It happened at Mount Meron in the northern part of the country – where ultra-Orthodox Jews were holding an all-night prayer and dance celebration.
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