Stampede Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Lag B’Omer?

Lag B’Omer is an annual Jewish festival. It is celebrated in the Hebrew month of Iyar. The festival is celebrated on the thirtieth day of the Omer. Recently, more than forty-four people died here due to a stampede (in Meron of Israel). They were gathered at the reputed tomb of Shimon Bar Yochai for Lag ..

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Stampede at Israeli Pilgrimage site

A massive stampede at Meron, a Jewish Pilgrimage site in Israel killed at least 44 people. This was the largest COVID-19 era gathering of Israel. About the disaster The stampede occurred at the most reputed tomb of Shimon Bar Yochai. He was a second century sage. The pilgrimage was closed in 2020 due to COVID-19. ..

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Ethiopia declares Emergency amid anti-government protests

In a sharp reaction to the wave of protests against the ruling government in Oromia and Amhara regions of the country, Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the same as he raised concerns about security of the people amid rising social discontent. This is the first time in last ..

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Ethiopian Stampede: Dozens killed in Oromia Festival Stampede

In a horrific incident, dozens have been reportedly crushed to death in a stampede after the police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to stop and disperse the anti-government protestors that came together in Oromia festival celebrations. The actual number of deaths is not confirmed but the Oromia government has confirmed death of atleast 52 ..

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