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Colombia: Scores injured as bullfight stand collapses

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The disaster took place in a stadium in the city of El Espinal in Tolima state. Videos taken during the bullfight show a three-story section of the stands collapsing. The collapse sent spectators plunging to the ground and killing several and injuring hundreds. President-elect Gustavo Petro urged local officials to ban such events.
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Times of India

Four dead, dozens hurt as stands collapse in Colombia bullring

Local civil defense official Luis Fernando Velez said they did not know how many people were still buried in the debris, but noted that the section of stands was full when it collapsed. The event was part of celebrations surrounding the San Pedro festival, the most popular in the region. "We will request an investigation of the facts about what happened," Colombia's outgoing President Ivan Duque said on Twitter, expressing his solidarity with the

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Several die as Colombian bullfight stand collapses

Hundreds of people are injured and four have died after a wooden stand fell, local officials say.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Child Among Four Dead, Over 300 Injured After Stand at Colombia Bullring Collapses

A full three-story section of wooden stands filled with spectators collapsed, throwing dozens of people to the ground, according to images broadcast on social media

2 months ago·India
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Four killed, 70 injured in partial collapse of bullring in Colombia

Four people were killed and about 70 injured on Sunday when part of a stand collapsed at a bullring in the town of El Espinal, Colombia, provincial officials said.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Drone footage captures the moment a bullfight stand collapses in Colombia – video

Dramatic footage captured by a drone has shown how part of a wooden stadium collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia. The disaster took place in a stadium in the city of Espinal in Tolima state during a traditional event called corraleja in which members of the public enter the ring to engage the bulls. There were reports of several deaths and upwards of 70 people injured in the disasterCollapse of bullfight stands in Colombia leaves fou…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Hindu

Four dead, dozens hurt as stands collapse in Colombia bullring

Bogota At least four people were killed and another 30 seriously injured on Sunday when the grandst

2 months ago·India
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