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2 people gored, others tossed by fighting bull in frantic run at Spain's San Fermin Festival

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    Spanish bullfighter Juan del Alamo kills a bull with his sword during a bullfight of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) (The Associated Press)

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    Spanish bullfighter Ivan Fandino performs during a bullfight of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) (The Associated Press)

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    Spanish bullfighter Ivan Fandino is gored by a bull during a bullfight of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) (The Associated Press)

A fighting bull has gored two people and tossed several others into the air in a frantic fourth running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival in Pamplona.

Spanish Red Cross spokesman Jose Aldaba said the two were gored in the leg and another four people were taken to Pamplona hospitals for other injuries sustained in the 8 a.m. dash Thursday.

There were no immediate details on the identities of those injured.

The gorings were caused by a lone bull that raced ahead of the pack, raising panic among the hundreds of screaming runners along the 930-yard (850-meter) course from a holding pen to Pamplona's bull ring.

The nine-day street-partying festival,immortalized in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises," attracts thousands of foreign tourists.