Man Gored To Death By Bull In Spanish Festival
Faizan Hashmi 8 days ago Tue 10th September 2019 | 01:00 AM
Madrid, Sept 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Sep, 2019 ) :A man died after being gored by a rampant bull Monday during a festival in central Spain, authorities said, the second person killed at a bull festival in the country in less than two weeks.
The incident occurred during a bull run held in a field in the town of Horche, some 60 kilometres (35 miles) northeast of Madrid.
A bull gored the 82-year-old man in the stomach and thigh, local emergency services officials said.
He was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead several hours later.
The town will go ahead with bull runs scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday as part of the its annual festival.
Spain is renowned for its bull runs which are held across the country in the summer months when towns hold festivals in honour of patron saints.
The most famous bull runs take place during the San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona, where hundreds of people come from across the globe to run at their own risk in front of bulls through the city's streets.
At least 16 people have been killed in bull runs at San Fermin since records started in 1911, the last fatality was recorded in 2009.