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The Pamplona Bull-run

Revellers run next to fighting bulls during the 6th day of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain, on July 12.

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Spanish officials say two people were injured on the sixth day of bull runs at the annual San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona.

Jon Arizeta, a spokesman with the regional hospital of Navarra, says the two men were treated for bruises sustained during Thursday’s run, which lasted 2 minutes and 20 seconds.

A light rain before the run made the narrow, cobbled streets slippery, and both bulls and runners fell. Only one person has been gored so far in this year’s festival.

Hundreds of people test their agility and bravery to race with the animals in the bull runs.

Most people get injured when falling or being knocked down by the bulls racing along the 850-meter course to Pamplona’s bullring, where the animals are killed in the afternoon by matadors.

Monday’s run with famously fierce bulls from the Cebada Gago ranch left participants scrambling frantically to escape the beasts as they accompanied them to the city’s bullring. The animals broke up in two separate groups in a race that lasted a mere 2 minutes and 33 seconds.

The festival, which was made famous by Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, runs July 6-14 and attracts hundreds of thousands of revelers.







週一的奔牛活動加入了Cebada Gago養牛場出名兇猛的公牛,導致參賽者跟隨牛群到鬥牛場時,還被迫連滾帶爬瘋狂地躲避這群野獸。在週一的奔跑中,牛群分成兩批集團,整趟過程僅花兩分三十三秒。



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