World Spanish bullfighter gored to death in French ring

00:40  18 june  2017
00:40  18 june  2017 Source:   Reuters

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A Spanish bullfighter was gored to death in front of horrified spectators at a corrida Saturday, the first to be killed in the ring in more than three decades. Halep, Pliskova have double targets at French Open.

Award-winning matador Víctor Barrio, 29 was gored to death in the ring . Spanish bullfighter Francisco Marco is gored by his first bull during a bullfight in Pamplona on 09 July. Ashley Tisdale and her husband Christopher French hold hands as they head to LAX with their pet pooch Puppy love.

FILE: A bullfighter © AP Photo/Francisco Seco FILE: A bullfighter "picador" prepares to use his lance as he rides a horse in front of a Miura ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Sunday, June 11, 2017. A Spanish bullfighter died on Saturday after he tripped in the ring and was gored in the chest by the bull in southwestern France, according to media reports.

Ivan Fandino, 36, was rushed to hospital, but later died from his injuries, Spanish news agency EFE reported, citing sources close to the Basque matador's entourage.

Fandino stumbled after tripping on a cape used in a turn to engage and distract the specially-bred fighting bull, and the animal then pierced the matador's side with one of his horns, EFE said.

He is the second Spanish bullfighter to die in the ring in the past year. Victor Barrio was killed after being gored by a bull in front of spectators last July, the first time since the early 1990s a professional matador had died in the ring in Spain.

Every year several people die in Spanish summer festivals involving bulls running through towns or being chased in the countryside, which often attract tourists. (Reporting by Sarah White, editing by G Crosse)

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