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Israel: Bull runs rampage in bank

Videos shared online show people chasing after the bull as it runs through the corridors of the bank, smashing into walls
The incident lasted for thirty minutes before the bull was sedated by a city-employed veterinarian (Screengrab/ Twitter)

Widely shared footage on social media shows a bull running rampage through the management offices of an Israeli bank in the city of Lydd (also known as Lod).

Videos of the incident, which took place in the early hours of Monday, show several people chasing after the bull as it runs through the office corridors of Leumi bank, hitting the wall as it turns the corner.

More footage shows the bull running in the parking lot outside of the bank as onlookers gasped in shock.

The bull’s owner, a resident of the city, was reportedly called to the scene and following half an hour of the frenzied run, a city-employed veterinarian stunned the bovine, before restraining it.

Online, social media users reacted to the situation with humour, with one tweet reading “usually it’s the bank doing the charging”.


There were no reports of injuries and no damage was caused by the incident according to a statement released by the bank.

This article is available in French on Middle East Eye French edition.

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