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Friday August 12, 2011

Colombian “Corralejas” Leave One Dead, A Dozen Injured (VIDEO)

Colombian “Corralejas” Leave One Dead, A Dozen Injured (VIDEO)

Photo: Man Gored To Death in Colombia's Corralejas

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WARNING This video is not for the faint of heart. “Corralejas” are bullfights in which the public is allowed to participate.

Every year, the Magdalena region of northern Colombia sees its share of the chaotic “corralejas” where the general public is invited into the bullring to tease the bulls, often more than one at a time.

Tragedy, though not the norm, is not particularly unusual.  The video below depicts how when it does happen, victims don’t stand a chance.