4 Killed when Stands Collapse During Colombian Bullfight

Part of the wooden stands collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia, sending spectators plunging to the ground and killing at least four people and injuring hundreds.

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In this image taken from video, spectators agglomerate around the wooden stands that collapsed during a bullfight in El Espinal, Tolima state, Colombia, Sunday, June 26, 2022. According to authorities, the collapse sent spectators plunging to the ground and killing several and injuring hundreds. (AP Video)
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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — 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, authorities said. 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…

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