Over 60 people were lightly injured Monday night as crowds stampeded to enter Rachel's Tomb near Bethlehem.
Tens of thousands of religious pilgrims were said to have been making their way to the tomb to pray.
Authorities have now closed the holy site to prevent greater injuries due to overcrowding.
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