An Indian member of the Bathini Goud family administers the “fish medicine” to a Lambadi tribal woman. Photo: AFP

Thousands line up to swallow live fish for asthma cure in bizarre Indian treatment

People from across the country converge on Hyderabad each year to swallow wriggling 5cm-long murrel fish stuffed with yellow herbal paste

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An Indian member of the Bathini Goud family administers the “fish medicine” to a Lambadi tribal woman. Photo: AFP
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