More than 160 Israelis are injured and two are killed when West Bank synagogue bleachers collapse

Two people were killed and more than 160 injured when grandstand seating collapsed at a synagogue in the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev.

The incident occurred in the occupied West Bank outside Jerusalem as hundreds were congregated for the Jewish Shavuot feast on Sunday, an emergency services spokesman told Israeli channel Kan.

Israel’s national medical emergency, disaster, ambulance and blood service, Magen David Adom, revealed the deaths of two people, including a 40-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy.

A 17-year-old boy – Shmulik Bornstein – has also been reported missing, with his family appealing online for information

It said ‘167 people were evacuated to hospitals, including five seriously injured’.

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Source: Daily Mail