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Saturday, 7 July, 2001, 15:31 GMT 16:31 UK
In pictures: Pamplona bull run
Nine people have been injured during the first bull run of Pamplona's famed San Fermin festival.

Veterans of the nine-day festival said crowds lining the route were larger than usual, and this had compounded the risk of injuries.

Saturday's run begins
Hundreds of people dressed in white with red scarves took part, running ahead of or alongside six fighting bulls

Man gored by bull
Six people were injured when they were gored by bulls, three others received minor injuries

Man trampled
Streets made wet by recent rain saw many people slip; some were trampled by the bulls

Bull attacks runner
Local officials described it as the most dangerous bull run of recent years

Jennifer Smith being gored by a bull
Among those injured was an American woman identified as Jennifer Smith, 27, of New Jersey

Jennifer Smith attended to by paramedics
She was rushed to hospital in a serious condition

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