Bullfighter, Bull Runner Killed in Spain, Others Injured
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A professional bullfighter and a man participating in a bull run both died Saturday in Spain, Reuters reported. Two more men were gored by the massive creatures at Saturday’s world-renowned Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
Victor Barrio, 29, is the first Spanish bullfighter to die in a ring since the turn of the century, Reuters said.
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Barrio was competing in a bull fight in the town of Teruel when a bull’s horn pierced his chest on live TV, according to Reuters.
Meanwhile, a 28-year-old Spanish man was killed in a bull run in the village of Pedreguer, the news agency reported. The man was trying to help another runner when the bull’s horn pierced his lung and heart.
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In Saturday’s Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, two men were gored by bulls, one in the arm and the other in the chest, according to Reuters. Twelve others experienced minor injuries.
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