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Leaping Bull Injures 40 People in Spain
A bull jumped from the ring and into the stands at the Tafalla bullring in Spain on Wednesday, causing panic as he lurched through the screaming crowd. Regional officials say 40 people were injured.
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Leaping Bull

August 18: A bull charges spectators after leaping into the stands during a bullfight in Tafalla, Spain. Up to 40 people were injured when the bull leapt into the packed bullring grandstands and ran amok, charging and trampling spectators.

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Leaping Bull

August 18: The bull tried to jump into the stands twice before succeeding, as officials were trying return it to the corral.

(ETB via APTN )

Leaping Bull

August 18: The bull, who had damaged one of its horns prior to the jump, had to leap about 10 yards in order to clear the fence around the bullring. 

(ETB via APTN)

Leaping Bull

August 18: The incident occurred at the Tafalla arena in the northern region of Navarra during an event attended by about 3,500 spectators, during which mostly young people try to get a bull to charge at them so they can dodge it. Unlike standard bullfights, the bulls are not killed at these events.

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Leaping Bull

August 18: A bull jumps 10 meters from the ring into the stands at the Tafalla bullring in Spain causing panic as he lurched through the screaming crowd, charging and tossing everything he could. Regional officials say 40 people were injured when the bull leapt into the packed grandstands.

(AP)

Leaping Bull

August 18: A bull leaps into the stands during a bullfight in Tafalla, Spain. Up to 40 people were injured when the animal jumped into the packed grandstands of a Spanish bullring and ran amok, charging and trampling spectators.

(AP)

Leaping Bull

August 18: A bull leaps into the stands during a bullfight in Tafalla, northern Spain. Up to 40 people were injured when a bull leapt into the packed grandstands of a Spanish bullring and ran amok, charging and trampling spectators. 

(AP)

Leaping Bull

The regional government said in a statement on August 19 that three people remained in hospitals in the regional capital of Pamplona, best known for its annual San Fermin running of the bulls festival.

(ETB via APTN)

Leaping Bull

August 18: Government officials from Navarra, Spain, said that the crowd was made up largely of young people, and most were able to get away from the bull quickly, avoiding a greater number of injuries.

(ETB via APTN)

Leaping Bull

August 18: A man holds the bull by the tail in an attempt to slow it down after it jumped 10 meters from the ring into the stands at the Tafalla bullring in Spain causing panic. Regional officials say 40 people were injured when the bull leapt into the packed grandstands.

(AP)

Leaping Bull

August 18: The majority of injuries resulted in people falling and then trampled over by the bull rather than being gored as the bull had damaged one of its horns prior to making its leap into the crowd.

(ETB via APTN)

Leaping Bull

August 18: The 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) bull was brought under control by experienced bull handlers after several minutes and later killed.

(ETB via APTN)

Leaping Bull

August 18: A bull charges toward a man and a young boy after leaping into the stands during a bullfight in Tafalla, northern Spain.Up to forty people were injured when a bull leapt into the packed grandstands of a Spanish bullring and ran amok, charging and trampling on spectators.

(AP)

Leaping Bull

August 18: A bull charges toward a man and a young boy after leaping into the stands during a bullfight in Tafalla, northern Spain. Up to 40 people were injured when the bull leapt into the packed grandstands of a Spanish bullring and ran amok, charging and trampling spectators. 

(AP)

Leaping Bull Injures 40 People in Spain

A bull jumped from the ring and into the stands at the Tafalla bullring in Spain on Wednesday, causing panic as he lurched through the screaming crowd. Regional officials say 40 people were injured.

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