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Hats, glasses, shoes scattered at site of Meron stampede

Harrowing photos from the scene of the Meron disaster show hats, shoes and glasses left behind in the deadly melee.

A hat at the scene of a deadly stampede during the Jewish holiday of Lag B’Omer on Mt. Meron, in northern Israel on April 30, 2021 (David Cohen/Flash90)
A photo taken on April 30, 2021 following a stampede in Meron shows plastic bags with shoes and hats belonging to people who were attending a religious gathering overnight in the northern Israeli town near the reputed tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a second-century Talmudic sage, where mainly ultra-Orthodox Jews flock to mark the Lag B’Omer holiday (JACK GUEZ / AFP)
A photo taken on April 30, 2021 following a stampede in Meron shows plastic bags with shoes and hats belonging to people who were attending a religious gathering overnight in the northern Israeli town near the reputed tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a second-century Talmudic sage, where mainly ultra-Orthodox Jews flock to mark the Lag B’Omer holiday. (JACK GUEZ / AFP)
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