Tens of thousands of partygoers in Spain threw 160 tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes at each other in an epic food fight known as ‘La Tomatina’ on Wednesday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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BUNOL, Spain â More than 20,000 people have been drenched in red pulp after hurling tons of ripe tomatoes at each other in the annual âTomatinaâ street battle in eastern Spain.
Extra security measures were taken at the fiesta in Bunol this year following the vehicle attacks in and near Barcelona this month, with some 700 agents deployed.
The party saw 160 tons of tomatoes offloaded from trucks into crowds jamming the townâs streets for the hour-long battle Wednesday.
Participants, including many tourists, don swimming goggles to protect their eyes.
Organizers hose the streets down within…