36 In­jured in Jal­likattu at Ava­nipu­ram

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

MADURAI: Thirty-six peo­ple were in­jured, one of them se­ri­ously, in a Jal­likattu event held at Ava­nipu­ram in the district amid high se­cu­rity today in which more than 900 bulls were used, po­lice said. All the in­jured were be­ing treated at the med­i­cal camp put up near the venue, po­lice said. More than 700 bull-tamers par­tic­i­pated in the events, which were wit­nessed by thou­sands of spec­ta­tors. The bull­tam­ing sport was for­mally in­au­gu­rated by Rev­enue Min­is­ter R B Ud­hayaku­mar and District Col­lec­tor Veer­araghava Rao. —

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