Man accidentally slits his throat during sword fighting at Indian parade. The 60-year-old Indian would have accidentally killed himself on Wednesday while demonstrating some arts with his sword on show. His son saw everything happen, according to local media,
Sixty-year-old Mohammad Sayum and many other believers attended a parade on Wednesday in Nalanda, in the east of India. When he wanted to show some arts with his sword, he struck himself deadly in the neck. He bled heavily and was still taken to the hospital, but died on the way from his injuries.
His son, who also walked in the procession, saw the terrible accident happen. After the incident, chaos broke loose on the procession. The police have started an investigation into the precise circumstances of the death.
During the processions in honor of the Islamic month of Muharram, believers gather on the street in a parade. They scourge themselves by beating themselves on the chest or beating with swords and whips.