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Health minister visits Safed hospital after stampede

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein visits the Ziv Medical Center in Safed after the Meron disaster.

Speaking to reporters, Edelstein says most of the injured have been identified and are in contact with their families.

“I hope that whoever is in the hospital will be discharged home soon,” says Edelstein. “We, as a government, will check what happened there [in Meron].”

Health Ministry Director General Chezy Levy says the families of several of the casualties are located abroad.

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