Violent Sword Fight Breaks Out at Indian Temple

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Rival Sikh groups broke out into a violent sword fight at the Golden Temple in Northern India. A dramatic video released by Zee News, an Indian news channel, shows dramatic footage of sword-wielding men attacking each other on the temple steps.

The clash came on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, a 1984 military operation ordered by Indira Gandhi, who was then India's Prime Minister. Ghandi was assassinated four months later, which sparked the Anti-Sikh Riots across India.


RTE News reports that up to 12 people were injured in the clash. More photos from the fight can be found here.

Alexandra DiPalma is a producer for Fusion Lightworks, Fusion’s In-house Branded Content Agency.