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Several People Injured at Spain's Running of the Bulls

Spain's Running of the Bulls: Several People Injured

Originally posted 07/13/2013 09:10AM

At least 21 people were injured during Spain's San Fermin bull run on Saturday when thrill-seekers fleeing the beasts were crushed at the narrow entrance to the bullring, officials said.

As the huge animals thundered into the entrance of the tunnel, they were blocked by a mound of dozens of people who had fallen and were piled on top of one other.

One bull that had fallen before the entrance got up and charged into the clogged passageway. Two steers jumped over the pile of people as they began to get up and flee.

The blockage ended after attendants managed to let the beasts escape through a side door normally reserved for matadors.

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