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Updated: Jul 30, 2012 00:07 IST

Ethnic Chinese devotees set fire to a 26.71 foot (8.1 m) high paper-made statue of Chinese deity
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Ethnic Chinese devotees set fire to a 26.71 foot (8.1 m) high paper-made statue of Chinese deity "Da Shi Ye" or Guardian God of Ghosts during the festive event of Hungry Ghost in Malaysia's northern town of Bukit Mertajam on August 16, 2010. In the Chinese tradition, the seventh month of the lunar year is regarded as the Ghost Month in which spirits and ghosts come down to earth. During this festi

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