Final bull run of 2014 in Spain leaves several gored

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Every year, Pamplona celebrates the nine-day Festival of St. Fermin with the running of the bulls.

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The eighth and final running of the bulls for 2014 was held July 14, with hundreds of people sprinting ahead of six bulls each weighing some 1,000 pounds. The regional government reported two Australians and a Spaniard were gored. Five Spaniards were hospitalized for other injuries. Copyright 2014 Reuters

The eighth and final running of the bulls for 2014 was held July 14, with hundreds of people sprinting ahead of six bulls each weighing some 1,000 pounds. The regional government reported two Australians and a Spaniard were gored. Five Spaniards were hospitalized for other injuries.

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Thousands of people were present for the first day of the running of the bulls. More than 3,500 police were patrolling the streets for security. Last year, several people were injured; 15 people have been killed at the festival since record-keeping began in 1924.

On the first run of the festival on July 7, four people were injured, including one person who was gored in the thigh. Copyright 2014 Reuters

On the first run of the festival on July 7, four people were injured, including one person who was gored in the thigh.

More than 150 protesters painted their hands red and held signs saying, "You run. Bulls die." The demonstrators, who were trying to deter tourists, say 48 bulls are killed at the festival every year. Copyright 2014 Reuters

More than 150 protesters painted their hands red and held signs saying, "You run. Bulls die." The demonstrators, who were trying to deter tourists, say 48 bulls are killed at the festival every year.

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