Fresno, California 2022-06-26 21:22:28 –
Audiences were watching bullfighting at El Espinal in Colombia (about 100 miles southwest of Bogotá) on Sunday when several stands collapsed, Trima Civil Defense told ABC News.
According to Tolima Civil Defense, in addition to the six dead, more than 200 have been injured, 10 of whom are in serious condition.
The cause of the collapse of the stand is unknown, ABC News reported.
Additional information was not immediately available.
The ethics surrounding bullfighting have been questioned in recent years, including the killing of bulls at the end of the contest. Although customary in many Spanish-speaking countries, a judge in Mexico City said earlier this month that bullfighting violated residents’ right to a healthy environment without violence. AP Communications reported that the ban was extended indefinitely.
Four states in Mexico have already banned bullfighting, but the ban in Mexico City marks the end of nearly 500 years of bullfighting in Mexico and could threaten bullfighting internationally, AP reports. did.
ABC New’s Christine Theodorou contributed to this report.
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