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Swedish man gored to death by bull

Published: 12 Sep 2010 17:33 GMT+02:00
Updated: 12 Sep 2010 17:33 GMT+02:00

A 24-year-old man died on Saturday after being gored by a bull on a farm near Ruda in Hägsby in southern Sweden.

The accident happened at around 4pm on Saturday afternoon when the man, who was employed on the farm, entered an enclosure where the animals could roam free.

The bull then launched an attack on the man, according to a report by Sveriges Television Småland.

The 24-year-old was rushed to the county hospital in nearby Kalmar but later died from his injuries.

Police have classified the incident as a a workplace accident.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

08:54 September 13, 2010 by karex
How awful! A young life snuffed out like that. I feel for his family.
20:54 September 17, 2010 by wxman
Another note to self: don't enter an enclosed area with bulls in it. OK, got it.
23:09 September 17, 2010 by tuerd1982
I am really sorry for him and his family.
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