Bahrain sends condolences to Israel over Mt. Meron deaths

The crown prince of Bahrain offers condolences to Israel over the events at Mount Meron.

“His royal highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the crown prince and prime minister, today sent a cable of condolences to the prime minister of the State of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, following the Lag Ba’omer Mount Meron stampede,” according to a statement.

He “expressed his condolences to the government of Israel and the families of the victims, while wishing the injured a speedy recovery.”

Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa attends an event in Manama, Bahrain, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
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