More than 1,000 daredevil visitors from all over the world take part in a four-minute run down the Pamplona in Spain’s cobbled streets for Running of the Bulls.
The centuries-old bull run tradition takes place each morning over eight days during San Fermin. At least three people were gored. Two of the goring victims were Americans. One was identified as a 23-year-old man from Kentucky and the other as a 46-year-old man from San Francisco. Three other people were injured.Injuries are common during the bull run. The running of the bulls draws about 1 million spectators every year. It has become a major global tourism event, today very different from the traditional, local festival.
Spanish tradition holds that bull-running began in northeastern Spain in the early 14th century. 15 deaths occurred since 1910 in the bull run of Pampiona. most of them due to being gored. o minimize the impact of injuries every day 200 people collaborate in the medical attention. Most of them are volunteers., mainly for the Red Cross. There are also many ambulances at the scene. There are some similar events in other parts of the world.