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'His smile lit up the room': Heartbroken family pay tribute to Salford man killed in crush at Jewish festival in Israel

Sign up to the MySalford newsletter and don't miss a thing happening in and around the city The heartbroken family of a young man from Salford killed in a crush at a Jewish festival in Israel say they accept his death 'without question or bitterness - despite our grief and pain'.

Moshe Bergman, 22, died in a stampede which left 45 dead and more than 150 injured at the Lag B'Omer festival, near Mount Meron in northern Israel, on Friday He was buried at a funeral in Jerusalem in the early hours of Sunday.

His grieving family have flown from their home in Kersal to the Israeli capital to sit Shiva with his wife Shira. Mr Bergman was among those killed when a passageway became overcrowded.

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