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Wedding guests armed with iron bars and baseball bats staged a mass brawl outside a church in Monchengladbach, Germany, after the bride and groom called off the service because their families didn't get on.
More than 50 people are recovering from serious injuries and one is fighting for his life in intensive care, say police.
Police spokesman Udo Potthoff said: "Both families felt that their honour had been damaged by marriage promises that hadn't been kept and the row escalated."
"There were so many people involved we had to call in reinforcements from other areas," he added.
Nine guests are being interviewed by police over assault, GBH and attempted murder charges.
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