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September 25, 2015 11:38 am

Israel Sends Condolences to Muslim Community After Hajj Stampede Deaths

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More than 450 people were killed, and hundreds more injured, in stampede Thursday, during Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Photo: Twitter.

More than 700 people were killed, and hundreds more were injured, in a stampede on Thursday, during the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Photo: Twitter.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Office on Friday morning extended Israel’s sympathies to the international Muslim community after more than 700 pilgrims were killed in a stampede outside Mecca – Islam’s holiest site.

“Israel sends condolences to Muslims everywhere following the tragedy that befell Mecca this Eid al-Adha,” wrote the PMO on Twitter.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

 

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