24 Sep, 2023 @ 18:00
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Man dies in Spain’s Valencia region after being gored by a bull at a local fiesta

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A MAN has died in Spain’s Valencia region after he was gored by a bull during local fiestas. Another participant in the event was also injured but was reported to be in a stable condition. 

The incident took place on Saturday evening in the municipality of Pobla de Farnals, in Valencia province, and which has a population of around 8,000 people. 

The two victims were injured during a bous al carrer, which translates as ‘running of the bulls’. 

They were both taken to hospital but the man was suffering serious injuries and died on Sunday, regional health department sources told Spanish media. 

The other person had been gored in both legs but was in a stable condition. The person was taken to surgery for those injuries and was due today to be operated on again for injuries to their hands.

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Simon Hunter

Simon Hunter has been living in Madrid since the year 2000 and has worked as a journalist and translator practically since he arrived. For 16 years he was at the English Edition of Spanish daily EL PAÍS, editing the site from 2014 to 2022, and is currently one of the Spain reporters at The Times. He is also a voice actor, and can be heard telling passengers to "mind the gap" on Spain's AVLO high-speed trains.

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