Dramatic video shows a bleacher collapsing inside a West Bank synagogue, killing at least 2 people and injuring 150 more

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A still from video footage showing a bleacher collapse. Twitter/Guy Elster
  • Video footage shows the moment a bleacher collapsed at a synagogue in the West Bank on Sunday.

  • Two people were killed and more than 150 people were injured, officials said.

  • The victims include a man in his 50s and a 12-year-old boy, a medical official said.

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Video footage shows the moment a bleacher collapsed at a synagogue in the West Bank on Sunday, killing at least two people.

Israeli medics said more than 150 people were injured when the bleacher collapsed at the uncompleted West Bank synagogue, the Associated Press reported.

The synagogue was filled with hundreds of people gathered to mark the start of Shavuot, which runs from May 16 to May 18 this year.

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The victims are a man in his 50s and a 12-year-old boy, a spokesperson for Magen David Adom, Israel's emergency medical service, told Israeli media, per the AP.

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