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A bull gores a runner during the sixth running of the bulls.

Australian woman gored at Pamplona bull run

Pamplona, Spain, July 14, 2013

A 23-year-old Australian woman was gored in the chest on the final day of Spain's San Fermin week-long bull-running festival, where bulls chase people down the cobbled streets of Pamplona.
 
The woman was taken to hospital for surgery and was in a serious condition, health officials said. Four more people injured in Sunday's bull run were taken to hospital but it was to soon to say how serious their injuries were, officials said.
 
The bull run dates back to the 13th century and was made famous internationally by Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises". It attracts thousands of foreign visitors.
 
On Saturday, a 19-year-old Spaniard was left in a "very serious" condition after runners fell and piled up at the entrance to the bullring, where the run ends. Several people were trampled.
 
On Friday, three men were gored, including an American who had his spleen removed. - Reuters



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