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Revelers throw 120 tons of tomatoes at the "Tomatina" fiesta in Valencia

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People take part in the Tomatina feast or 'tomato fight' in Bunol, Valencia, Spain. Reports state that about 40,000 people from all over the world took part in the event in which participants throw tomatoes and engage in a 'tomato fight'. About 120 tons of tomatoes were thrown this year.

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Revelers kiss each other during the annual "Tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, near Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 29. Bunol's town hall estimated more than 40,000 people, some from as far away as Japan and Australia, took up arms Wednesday with 120 tons of tomatoes in the yearly food fight known as the 'Tomatina' now in its 64th year.

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Revellers take part in the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, near Valencia, on Aug. 29. Tens of thousands of revellers hurled 120 tonnes of squashed tomatoes at each other, drenching the streets in red in a gigantic Spanish food fight known as the Tomatina.

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Revellers throw tomato pulp while participating in the annual Tomatina festival on Aug. 29, in Bunol, Spain. An estimated 35,000 people throw 120 tons of ripe tomatoes in the world's biggest tomato fight held annually in this Spanish Mediterranean town.

Thousands were in the streets of Bunol, Spain throwing tomatoes in a messy tradition known as the Tomatina. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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