Spectator dies after being gored by bull through protective barrier
Published 25/06/2015 | 11:26
A man has died after being gored by a bull during a summer festival in a south-western Spanish town.
The man was standing at a protective barrier in Coria's bull ring when the bull charged and managed to get a horn between the barrier's vertical tube bars to gore him twice, town spokeswoman Clara Iglesias said.
A video of the goring, which occurred last night, was posted on several Spanish news websites.
The 43-year-old man died later from injuries to the abdomen and chest in Coria's hospital, a town hall statement said. He was from a neighbouring town.
Fiestas featuring bulls are common in Spain and many people are injured each year.
Spain's most famous bull-running event is in the San Fermin festival in Pamplona in July.