At least 100 injured in Indian stone throwing Bagwal festival

At least 100 injured in Indian stone throwing Bagwal festival

Around 100 people were injured during a religious stone-throwing festival in Devidhura. The Bagwal festival, which literally means fighting with stones, is celebrated by the villagers of Devidhura in India's Uttrakhand state during the annual Raks...
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