Friday 30 September 2022 - 5:43:15 pm

4 killed, hundreds injured when stands collapse during Colombian bullfight

BOGOTA, Colombia, 27th June, 2022 (WAM) -- Part of the wooden stands collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia Sunday, sending spectators plunging to the ground and killing at least four people and injuring hundreds, Associated Press (AP) reported.

The disaster took place in a stadium in the city of El Espinal in Tolima state during a traditional event called "corraleja"‌ in which members of the public enter the ring to engage the bulls.

Videos taken during the bullfight show a multi-story section of the stands collapsing as people screamed.


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