Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili is deeply saddened by the disaster that took people’s lives at Mount Meron in Israel.
“On behalf of the Georgian people and the government of Georgia, my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the deceased and wishing speedy recovery to those injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Israel,” PM tweeted.
Deeply saddened by the disaster that took the lives of ppl at Mount Meron, in 🇮🇱. On behalf of 🇬🇪 ppl & @GovernmentGeo my heartfelt condolences to the families & friends of the deceased & wishing speedy recovery to those injured. Our thoughts & prayers are with ppl of 🇮🇱.
— Irakli Garibashvili (@GharibashviliGe) April 30, 2021
At least 45 people died, and more than 150 people hurt in a stampede after midnight Thursday at a mass gathering to celebrate the Lag B’Omer holiday at Mount Meron in Israel. Sunday will be declared a day of national mourning.