165 People Injured in Orange Throwing Festival in Italy

Nearly 165 people were injured in the battle of oranges festival held in the Northern Italian city of Ivrea . Around 35000 persons joined the fest throwing and dumping of citrus fruits on each other.

The officials said the emergency that has been processed 152 cases last Monday in medical centers .

“It’s scary,” Filippo Prior, who entered the town’s piazza in a horse-drawn carriage, tells Gadling. “You have a helmet but you can’t see anything because oranges are flying at you from all angles.”

It should be noted that this festival commemorates the throwing of stones in one set up by uprisings against the tyrant of the population for several centuries, and according to the received reports 13 people were among the injured may have needed hospital treatment .

More than 400 tons of oranges used in this festival .


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