Fight in which matador, 29, died was being shown live on television while Saturday bull runs result in one death and several injuries

A bullfighter was killed in Spain on Saturday, while a man participating in a village bull run also died and two men were gored at the Pamplona festival.

Victor Barrio, a 29-year-old professional matador, was killed when a bulls horn pierced his chest in front of spectators as he competed in a fight in the town of Teruel in the eastern region of Aragon.

His death, shown live on television, was confirmed on the website of Madrids Las Ventas bullring, where Barrio began as an apprentice bullfighter in 2010. He is the first Spanish bullfighter to die in a ring since the turn of the century.

In the south-eastern village of Pedreguer near Valencia, a 28-year-old Spaniard was killed during a bull run through narrow streets. A bulls horn pierced his lung and heart as he was trying to help another runner, a spokesman for the regional government said.

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