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(WEST POINT, N.Y) — School officials confirm 30 cadets at the U.S. Military Academy were injured during an annual pillow fight after the pillows were stuffed with hard objects like helmets.

24 of the cadets suffered consussions while others were knocked unconscous and ended up with dislocated shoulders and split lips

The fight happend August 24 and videos of the incident quickly hit social media, but West Point officials have now officially confirmed the details.

The event is organized by first year students to build camaraderie after a grueling summer of training. No one was punished.

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