Man killed at festival where thousands of people fight each other with huge sticks

Posted by The King Slayer 2018 years ago in WTF
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A man has died in a stampede at an annual festival where thousands of people hit each other with huge sticks. The Banni festival sees the 3,500 men brandishing long sticks to whack each other with. According to tradition if devotees receive injuries that draw blood, it is a good omen. Police have asked for the event to be banned and called in more than 1,500 officers to patrol this year's.

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