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MP Matan Kahana announced the end of Lag B'Omer events on Mount Meron after dozens of celebrants broke through barricades at the grave of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and clashed with police .
In his statement, Kahana accused “groups of extremist and bigoted” in deliberately sabotaging the festivities He also came out in support of the police actions, which he said were aimed at “protecting lives”.
Kahana said that the police are working to complete the events in the coming hours.
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