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Crowd gathers to witness bullfighting competition in Mexico

AFP

Published : Apr 10, 2018, 11:49 am IST
Updated : Jun 2, 2018, 9:34 am IST
Bullfighting is a 500-year-old tradition brought to the country by Spanish conquistadors.(Photo: AFP)
Bullfighting is a 500-year-old tradition brought to the country by Spanish conquistadors.(Photo: AFP)
A horseman waits to enter the ring at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. The controversial sport has been banned in some Mexican states but remains popular in some areas. (Photo: AFP)
A horseman waits to enter the ring at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. The controversial sport has been banned in some Mexican states but remains popular in some areas. (Photo: AFP)
People wait on line to enter a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. People in Mexico have mixed opinions about bullfighting in the country. Some believe it is tradition and others want it to be banned. (Photo: AFP)
People wait on line to enter a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. People in Mexico have mixed opinions about bullfighting in the country. Some believe it is tradition and others want it to be banned. (Photo: AFP)
A horseman prepares to enter the ring at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. Children are permitted to watch the spectacle only if they are supervised by an adult.(Photo: AFP)
 A horseman prepares to enter the ring at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.  Children are permitted to watch the spectacle only if they are supervised by an adult.(Photo: AFP)
People sit in the stands at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.Many religious festivals are linked to bullfighting in Mexico. (Photo: AFP)
People sit in the stands at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.Many religious festivals are linked to bullfighting in Mexico. (Photo: AFP)
A matador competes with a bull at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. The most famous of them all is Embalse de Toros. (Photo: AFP)
A matador competes with a bull at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. The most famous of them all is Embalse de Toros. (Photo: AFP)
A matador celebrates (C) after killing a bull at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. Bullfighting is a 500-year-old tradition brought to the country by Spanish conquistadors. (Photo: AFP)
A matador celebrates (C) after killing a bull at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. Bullfighting is a 500-year-old tradition brought to the country by Spanish conquistadors. (Photo: AFP)
People gather at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo: AFP)
People gather at a sold-out bullfight on April 8, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo: AFP)

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