A rostrum collapsed in a synagogue in Jerusalem

The number of hospitalized after a synagogue platform collapsed in the Israeli city of Givat Zeev exceeded 200 people. At least 15 people are reported to be in serious condition, with at least two deaths.

During prayer, the upper part of the structure suddenly collapsed under people’s feet. There were hundreds of worshippers in the building at the time. The victims fell from a height of several meters. Israeli police launched an investigation. The Russian embassy reported that there were no pilgrims from our country in the synagogue at the time of the tragedy.