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Battle of The Fire Breathers

This photo taken in Kano Northern Nigeria, Northern Nigeria has been rattled by ongoing attacks from local Boko Haram as well as the military. Every year in Kano the Durbar is celebrated by all of the neighboring villages to display their strength with horses and battle. In this photo, two men fight each other using breathing fire.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Kano, Nigeria
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Alexandra Novitske