A US tourist gored at leg in a bull festival

TV footage showed a man being lifted up in the air and dumped on his backside after being surprised from behind by one of the half-tonne animals as he jogged along the half-mile course through the streets of Pamplona.

One of the six fighting bulls which charged down the course to the bull ring, led by six steers, fell early on.

Another became separated from the rest of the pack towards the end and was last to be ushered into pens after completing the run, in two minutes 40 seconds and around half a minute after the other animals.

A spokesman for Pamplona’s Hospital Complex initially said they had received only one man who had been gored, in his left leg, confirming another two patients had been brought to the hospit

Take a look at the footage below