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Bull skewers man in Spain's opening Pamplona run

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Sharp-horned fighting bulls thundered through the slippery, cobbled streets of Pamplona on Monday, skewering one daredevil in a fast, adrenaline-charged opening run of Spain's San Fermin festival. 

Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain

Thousands of white-clad runners with red scarves opened a path for the five half-tonne charging bulls and six steers, man and beast occasionally slipping and falling on the glistening cobbles of the overcast northern city.

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