India sets age limit for Krishna birthday pyramids after deaths, injuries

August 14, 2014 1:42 PM

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India sets age limit for Krishna birthday pyramids after deaths, injuries

Aug. 22, 2011: In this file photo,Indian youth make a human pyramid to reach and break the Dahi Handi, an earthen pot filled with yoghurt, as they celebrate Janamashtami, the birth anniversary of Hindu God Krishna in Mumbai, India. (AP)

NEW DELHI – India's top court said Thursday that children as young as 12 can climb atop towering human pyramids in a popular Hindu celebration that has seen deaths and injuries in past years.

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