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Pamplona Bull-run Death

Posted 73 days ago | 08.07.18

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Pamplona Bull-run Death

One person died after being caught on a bull’s horns and four others hurt on the first day of  Pamplona's bull running festival. The first day is notorious as the most dangerous. Over the years reveal people have been killed in the 875-metre run.


The others injured were taken to hospital suffering minor injuries from falls. The run lasts on average about two and a half minutes, with some 2,000 people taking part every year.


According to the Pamplona government, on hundreds of people are injured every year during the festival, although few require medical treatment. Falling and grazes are far more common than injuries caused by bulls or pile ups in the crowd.

t least sixteen people are known to have died since records began in 1910, The deadliest runs occurred in 1947 and 1980, when two participants in each year died.


The most recent person to die at the festival, Daniel Jimeno Romero, who was gored in the neck in 2009 during the fourth run of the festival.


Most runners are men; women have only been allowed to take part since 1974.



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