Through a status on social networks, President Ilir Meta has reacted to the serious event that took place in Israel. During the Lag B’Omer festival in Mount Meron at least 44 people lost their lives and dozens more were injured during the celebration of Orthodox Easter week.
“Great sadness and grief for the grave tragedy that occurred during the Lag B’Omer festival in Mount Meron, Israel. Most condolences to the families and relatives of the victims. “Along with our prayers, we stand by the friendly people of Israel and wish a speedy and complete recovery to the wounded”, writes Meta.
According to Israeli media reports, it all happened when some people slipped and dragged the other participants with them. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described it as a serious catastrophe and said he was praying for the victims./a2news