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Over 10 hurt in jallikattu near Ariyalur

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Published Jan 20, 2019, 1:29 am IST
Updated Jan 20, 2019, 1:29 am IST
All the injured were given first aid at the event site itself and one of them was referred to Govt medical college hospital Thanjavur.
A bull fiercely fends off a bull tamer at a jallikattu event at Kokkudi village near Ariyalur on Saturday. 	—DC
 A bull fiercely fends off a bull tamer at a jallikattu event at Kokkudi village near Ariyalur on Saturday. —DC

Ariyalur: More than 10 persons were injured in a jallikattu event (bull fight) organised as part of the annual Pongal festival of Punitha Anthoniyar Kovil at Kokkudi village near Ariyalur on Saturday.

Official sources said that the event was inaugurated by the Government’s chief whip Thamarai S Rajendran, in which 150 bull fighters and 500 bulls took part.

 

All the injured were given first aid at the event site itself and one of them was referred to Government medical college hospital Thanjavur, the sources added. 

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Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Ariyalur




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