Five hospitalised on seventh day of Pamplona bull run

first_img Related News PAMPLONA, Spain (Reuters) – Five people were hospitalised for injuries suffered on the seventh day of the running of the bulls at the annual San Fermin festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona on Saturday, the Red Cross said.Each morning from July 7-14 thousands of people, many wearing traditional white shirts with red scarves, line the narrow streets of the mediaeval city to take part in the centuries-old tradition of running with the bulls.In an 875-metre (950-yard) chase, half a dozen, specially bred aggressive bulls race from their pen along a winding course to the city’s bull ring, with some people from the crowd running alongside while trying to dodge horns and stampeding hooves.The Red Cross said none of the injured runners were gored by the bulls this time. Two suffered arm injuries after falling, two others a head contusion and one a thorax injury. {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} World 11 Jul 2019 One gored among seven hurt on fifth day of Pamplona bull-running World 05 Jul 2019 ‘Speared’ activists protest Spain’s Pamplona bull runscenter_img The bulls are killed in their ring later in the day. (Reporting by Susana Vera; Writing by Joan Faus; Editing by Mark Heinrich) World 07 Jul 2019 Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival Related Newslast_img

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