Cow tramples man at Nules festival

Convento Sagrada Familia in Nules

A MAN has died after being trampled by a cow in Castellón.

The 72-year-old from Nules, Castellón, died on Monday October 6 after a cow charged him during the first day of the Soledad festival.

The man was attending events at a bull-fighting exhibition in the plaza when the beast panicked and charged.

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Falling to the ground, the man hit his head hard and was urgently attended to by the Red Cross. He was taken to La Plana Hospital but suffered cardio-respiratory complications and was later pronounced dead. 

The tragic event has shocked festival-goers and the Town Hall has declared a day of mourning on Tuesday October 7, with all planned festival events being suspended.


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