Lonely Planet Writer

American badly injured in Spanish bull-fighting festival

Last year's Carnaval del Toro in Ciudad Rodrigo.
Last year’s Carnaval del Toro in Ciudad Rodrigo. Image by rober___ / CC BY 2.0

A US-tourist had to be operated on after being badly gored by a bull during a festival in Spain at the weekend. The 20-year-old was caught by a large fighting bull on Saturday, on the first day of Ciudad Rodrigo’s Carnaval del Toro, a four-day fiesta featuring bullfights and bull-running events. A Scottish and Spanish man were also injured. Read more: theguardian.com