Runaway Bull Breaks Onto Football Pitch Injuring Fan

Story ByAna LacasaSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyCentral European News

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This is the moment a runaway bull sprints onto a football pitch before charging at spectators leaving one fan injured.

The incident took place during a neighbourhood football tournament in the area known as La Mielera, in the city of San Pedro de Jujuy, in the north-western Argentine province of Jujuy.

Local media report the bull had either escaped from its owner or a slaughterhouse before it ran onto the football pitch.

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In the video, the bull can be seen running towards a group of fans and onlookers can be heard saying “ooh” as it runs into the spectators.

The bovine sprints across the pitch and the referee can be heard blowing his whistle before the bull runs at another group of onlookers.

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Local media report one spectator was injured by the bull and had to be taken to Guillermo Paterson hospital for treatment on their injuries.

Police officers reportedly tried to move the bull away from the pitch but it is not known if the officers managed to catch the bull after the incident at the pitch.

The incident is still under investigation and the football match was reportedly cancelled.

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