Thousands Show Up for Tomato Fight in Spain

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The streets ran red in Sprain when thousands gathered to hurl tomatoes at each other. 

Thousands of people came together in Bunol, an eastern Spanish town, for the annual La Tomatina festival. 

Six trucks showed up with 145 tons of tomatoes and organizers began throwing tomatoes into the crowd. 

The festival began in 1945 rather spontaneously. It was later banned but eventually had a resurgence in the ‘80s.

It was definitely a scene to behold as festivalgoers donned goggles and cheered while being hit with the fruit

Streets and nearby building were covered in the red juice. 


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