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Israel – Mount Meron tragedy

Israel – Mount Meron tragedy

Published on April 30, 2021
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Statement by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson (Paris - April 30, 2021)

We were deeply shocked to learn that over 40 people died and more than 100 were injured after being crushed in a crowd during a pilgrimage at Mount Meron, in northern Israel.

France extends its sincere condolences to the families and close friends of those killed in this tragedy and wishes the injured a speedy recovery. It assures the Israeli people of its wholehearted solidarity at this extremely difficult time.