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Spanish bullfighter Ivan Fandino performs with a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during a bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Thursday, July 9, 2015. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of party and the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

A Spanish matador died after he tripped on his cape and was gored by a bull


A 36-year-old Spanish bullfighter died after he tripped on his cape in the ring and was gored by the bull during an event in France, according to the Guardian. Ivan Fandino was hospitalized, but later died from his injuries.

Fandino was using his cape to engage and distract the bull when he suddenly stumbled, and the bull pierced his torso with its horns. 

The 36-year-old matador is the second Spanish bullfighter to die in the ring in the past year. Victor Barrio was killed in front of spectators last July after he, too, was gored by the beastly animal. Barrio's death was the first time since the 1990s that a professional had died in the ring in Spain. 

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