Another spectator dies in bull run
Animal campaigners are once again calling for a ban on bull-runs and bull-fighting after yet another spectator was gored to death in a Spanish town.
This time, the victim was a 52-year-old man who suffered very severe injuries in a brutal attack which “sickened” witnesses.
He was rushed to hospital with head and leg injuries but died in the operating theatre.
The horrific incident happened on the final day of the fiestas of Cristo de l’Alcora in Castellón, a province in the northern part of the Valencian community.
The town was celebrating the final day of its annual festivities known as the “Cristo de l’Alcora” and this was the third bull-run.
The week had attracted thousands of people from Valencia and involved 18 bulls in total. Up until the fatal goring, there had only been one minor injury.
Animal rights campaigners are again calling for a ban on such events with bulls, saying “this loss of life could have been avoided!”
Another said: “No human being should be destroyed by an animal and no animal tortured for the entertainment of a few.”