Two Americans were brutally injured after getting gored during the opening of Spains wild running of the bulls festival — with seven more days to go.
The US citizens were among three people gored Sunday during the opening run in this years San Fermin festival in Pamplona, where bulls tear through the streets as hundreds of people race to get out of the way.
The most seriously injured appeared to be an unidentified 46-year old man from San Francisco who was gored in the neck while in the bullring, at the end of the 850-meter course. He was undergoing surgery, the regional government reported.
A 23-year old man from Florence, Kentucky, was gored in the thigh, as was a 40-year-old Spanish man, officials said.
Two young Spanish men were also taken to hospital with head injuries, officials said.
The local Red Cross said its emergency personnel had attended to an additional 48 people for minor injuries, including two who had been trampled by the racing bulls.
The festival lasts nine days — with the last eigh