Bull gores 60-year-old man to death during festival in Spain

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A spectator has died at another Spanish bull-running fiesta after being gored to death as he tried to escape over a fence.A 60-YEAR-OLD man has been gored to death at a bullfighting festival in western Spain.

He had tried to escape the bull, who had charged through its enclosure, by climbing over a fence.

However he fell back down and landed in the bull’s path.

He was rushed to a hospital in Caceres where he was treated for a collapsed lung and serious head injuries, but died after undergoing surgery.

He was participating in the Fiestas de Valrío de Caceres in Valrio, a town of 400 people.

His death is said to be the first in the local event’s history.

A spectator has died at another Spanish bull-running fiesta after being gored to death as he tried to escape over a fence.Mayor of the region Juan Carlos Blazquez announced three days of mourning to be held as a tribute.

He said: “From the municipality of Guijo de Galisteo, we offer condolences to the family and friends of M.C.S. who died during the celebration of the last bullfighting festival of the town.”





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