Friday 20 July 2018

Three more injured running with bulls in streets of Pamplona

Only one person has been gored so far in this year’s festival.

Revellers fall next to fighting bulls in Pamplona (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Revellers fall next to fighting bulls in Pamplona (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

By Associated Press Reporters

Three men have been taken to hospital during the fifth day of bull runs at the annual San Fermin festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona.

Two suffered bruises to their arms, while the third had a facial injury, according to Jon Arizeta, a spokesman at the regional hospital of Navarra.

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Revellers evade the bulls in Pamplona (Alvaro Barrientos/AP)

Most people get injured when falling or being knocked down by the bulls racing along the 930-yard course to Pamplona’s bullring, where the animals are killed in the afternoon by matadors.

Only one person has been gored so far in this year’s festival.

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A bull takes a tumble during the fifth day of the festival (Alvaro Barrientos/AP)

Wednesday’s run lasted two minutes and 55 seconds.

The festival runs July 6-14 and attracts hundreds of thousands of revellers.

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