Filthy fun for mud-lovers in South Korea

Revellers in South Korea have had some summer fun getting messy at a popular mud festival.

The annual spectacle in Boryeong, 190km south-west of the capital Seoul, featured mud-themed wrestling pits, prisons and baths.

The fesitval, which organisers said attracted more than 3.2 million people last year, runs from July 17-26.