Pamplona running of the bulls

Runners raced ahead of six fighting bulls in the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona in the first running of the bulls of this year's San Fermin festival.

  • A fighting cow leaps over bull runners in the Plaza de Toros following the first running of the bulls. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

  • Participants run in front of Dolores Ybarra's bulls. AFP PHOTO/PEDRO ARMESTRE

  • A runner is lifted by his scarf onto the horns of a Dolores Aguirre fighting bull. REUTERS/Vincent West

  • People wait on balconies to see the statue of San Fermin. REUTERS/Susana Vera

  • Participants run in front of Dolores Ybarra's bulls during the first bull run of the San Fermin Festival. AFP PHOTO/PEDRO ARMESTRE

  • A reveller taunts a fighting cow in the Plaza de Toros. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

  • Runners fall down and form a "Montonera" (Many People) at the entrance to the bullring. REUTERS/Vincent West

  • People walk by soap bubbles during the festival. REUTERS/Susana Vera

  • A couple talk in an old street while ''pamplonicas'' revelers enjoy the day. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

  • Runners attempt to evade Dolores Aguirre fighting bulls at the Estafeta corner. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

  • Revelers of ''Pena Voladora'', holds up a colleague at the end of the first running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

  • An image depicting San Fermin, the patron saint of Pamplona, is carried to the church in the middle of a procession. (AP Photo/Ivan Aguinaga)

  • People wait to see the statue of San Fermin being carried through the streets. REUTERS/Susana Vera

  • People watch from a balcony during the procession. REUTERS/Susana Vera

  • A man sleeps with his jacket over his head next to a couple kissing. REUTERS/Vicent West

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