Stokilogrammovye the stone fell out of the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem
TEL AVIV, July 23 — RIA Novosti. A large stone weighing 100 pounds fell from the wailing Wall in Jerusalem on Monday and fell at the site intended for common prayer, at incident nobody has suffered. The stone was split near one of the worshippers on the place of women, but did not hurt her.
The press service of the mayor’s office released the comment of the mayor of Jerusalem NIR Barkat about the incident near the main Shrine of Judaism. In it, in particular, the mayor described the incident as a miracle. “A stone weighing a hundred pounds fell near the praying, but no one was hurt,” — said in the comments of Barkat.
However, the mayor in his comments reported on the intention to request the office of the Prime Minister, in charge of the Shrine, to expand the periodic inspection of the responsible services in order “to prevent the destruction of the Wall and reduce the risks of such accidents”.
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Now access to the site of common prayer is closed. Members of the Department of antiquities are in place to assess the damage.
On the eve of the day of mourning, thousands of believers gathered at the Western Wall for prayer.