Revelers Duke It Out at Spain's Annual Tomato Fight

Tens of thousands of people armed with 140 tonnes of plum tomatoes took part in the La Tomatina festival, joyously splattering each other in Bunol, which lies just inland from Valencia on Spain's Mediterranean coast. The town spent some 30,000 euros on the fruit and dumped it in the streets for the chanting masses. This year, the August festival attracted 22,000 revelers in minimal clothing who paid 10 euros to partake in pelting each other with heaps and mounds and gobs of the red fruit.

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