In the Spanish city of Pamplona, seven people were injured during a traditional bull run, RIA Novosti reports. The incident occurred on July 11, during the fiesta in honor of St. Fermin
Seven people injured during bull run in Spain
In the Spanish city of Pamplona, seven people were injured during the time of the traditional race with the bulls, according to “RIA Novosti” . The incident took place on July 11, during a fiesta in honor of Saint Fermin. San Fermin in Pamplona is celebrated for a whole week, and encierros, bull races, – an important part of the fiesta. This year, breeding bulls from the Cebada Gago cattle breeding farm took part in the race, which are considered very dangerous – in thirty years they have injured 56 people. The race lasts only a few minutes, however, during this time, three of the seven victims were injured by the bulls with their horns. In 2019, at least 17 people were injured by a bull breaking out of a pen in Catalonia. The bull was supposed to take part in the race, however, before the event, the animal jumped over the barrier and attacked the spectators who had gathered in the stands around the paddock during a local holiday. In the end, he injured 17 people, four were immediately hospitalized.