Italy – 165 injured in orange-tossing event…..

IVREA, Italy, Feb. 20 (UPI) — Authorities in Italy said 165 people were injured in the Battle of the Oranges, an event that saw nearly 35,000 people flinging citrus.

The emergency responders said 152 people were treated Monday at medical stations during the Ivrea event, which commemorates the throwing of stones during an uprising against a local tyrant several centuries ago.

Thirteen of those injured required treatment at a hospital, ANSA reported Monday.


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