Sword swallower sets world record in Glasgow

A SWORD swallower has set a world record by swallowing 9 swords in one minute - while hanging upside down - in Glasgow today.

Sword Swallower Hannibal Hellmurto. Pictures: Hemedia

Circus of Horrors performer Hannibal Helmurto performed the feat ahead of the Circus’ show at the city’s Barrowlands venue.

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Pictures: Hemedia