by FP Staff Sep, 01 2016 IST
Thousands of people celebrated the annual "Tomatina" festival in eastern Spain. Revellers on trucks threw tomatos into the crowd. Photo: Reuters
Around 160 tons of tomatoes were offloaded from six trucks into the crowd for an hour-long battle. There were many foreigners among the 20,000 participants. Photo: Reuters
Many people wore swimming goggles to protect their eyes. People on balconies overlooking the festivities were also pelted, and tomatoes left red blotches on buildings' white walls. Photo: Reuters
People cheered and jumped in the merry atmosphere, with some even wearing fancy dress but most in T-shirts. After the fight, the streets and people are drenched in red pulp. Photo: Reuters
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