Stadium collapses during bullfight in Espinal, Colombia; at least 5 dead, 500 injured
According to reports, at least four people were killed and hundreds injured when a stand full of spectators collapsed during a bullfight in the South American country of Colombia.
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the incident took place during a bullfight on Sunday in the central Colombian town of Spinal when a wooden stand full of spectators fell to the ground.
BREAKING: Stadium collapses during bullfight in Espinal, Colombia; at least 5 dead, 500 injured pic.twitter.com/yXzHgpharS
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According to reports, a stampede broke out after the incident and spectators were seen fleeing in panic. According to the international media, a bull ran out of the stadium and ran into the residential streets.
According to newspaper sources, four people have been confirmed dead and hundreds injured in the incident.
According to local officials, the death toll is expected to rise, while there is no space in hospitals due to the large number of patients.
The Colombian newspaper El Tiempo quoted municipal officials as saying the injured included children, women and men. They did not immediately say what caused the crash.