Indian stone-throwing festival gets bloody as at least 100 people injured

by: RT     Published on: 16 August 2019

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Around 100 people were injured during a religious stone-throwing festival in Devidhura on Sunday.The Bagwal festival, which literally means fighting with stones, is celebrated by the villagers of Devidhura in India's Uttrakhand state during the annual Raksha Bandhan.Devotees are divided into two groups and throw stones at each other until a priest orders it to stop and inspects the amount of bloodshed for the goddess Maa Barahi.RT LIVE Check out http://rt.comSubscribe to RT! us on Facebook us on VK us on Twitter us on Instagram us on Google+ us on Soundcloud (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.