One killed, 13 hurt in jallikattu at temple festival

The sport was organised in connection with a festival at the local Karuppasamy temple and a total of 650 bulls took part in the event.

Published: 15th April 2018 11:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th April 2018 11:22 PM   |  A+A-

EPS file image of a Jallikattu event used for representational purpose only

By PTI

MADURAI:  One person was killed and 13 others were injured during the bull taming sport of jallikattu held at nearby Kulamangalam today, police said.

The sport was organised in connection with a festival at the local Karuppasamy temple and a total of 650 bulls took part in the event.

A bull-tamer, in his mid 20s, was gored to death while 13 others who suffered injuries were given treatment at the venue itself, police said.

 

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