At the very least six individuals have died and greater than 200 had been injured after an accident occurred on the venue of a bullfight in Colombia.
The spectators had been watching the bullfight in El Espinal, Colombia — about 100 miles southwest of Bogota — on Sunday when a number of stands collapsed, the Tolima Civil Protection informed ABC Information.
Along with the six individuals who died, greater than 200 had been injured, 10 of that are in severe situation, in response to the Tolima Civil Protection.
It’s unclear what prompted the stands to break down.
Further data was not instantly obtainable.
The ethics surrounding bullfighting, which includes killing the bull on the finish of the competition, has come into query lately. Whereas the apply is customary in lots of Spanish-speaking nations, a decide in Mexico Metropolis prolonged a ban on bullfighting indefinitely earlier this month over complaints that bullfights violated residents’ rights to a wholesome atmosphere free from violence, The Related Press reported.
Whereas 4 states in Mexico have already banned bullfighting, a ban in Mexico Metropolis might mark the top of practically 500 years of bullfighting in Mexico and will threaten the apply internationally, The AP reported.
ABC New’s Christine Theodorou contributed to this report.