Jun 27, 2022 - World

Bullring stand collapses in Colombia, killing at least 6

An aerial view of the collapsed grandstand in a bullring in the Colombian municipality of El Espinal, southwest of Bogotá, on Sunday. Photo: Samuel Antonio Galindo Campos/AFP via Getty Images

A stand at a Colombia bullring collapsed and killed at least six people and injured more than 100 others on Sunday, provincial officials said, per the New York Times.

The big picture: The tragedy occurred in the central Colombian city of El Espinal in Tolima as members of the public participated in a bull-running event, according to multiple reports. President-elect Gustavo Petroi said he's asked officials "not to allow more events involving the death of people or animals," the BBC reports.

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