While one accident took place in Shivamogga, Karnataka, on Sunday, the other happened in Shikaripura on Saturday. On Sunday, a 34-year-old was injured after a bull jumped on him. He died early on Monday. On Saturday, a 24-year-old was watching the bulls when the animals rushed towards the crowd and wounded him. He was taken to a hospital where he died on Monday. In TN, a 26-year-old was gored to death by a bull in Palamedu on Monday, and a 25-year-old was killed in Trichy.
2 onlookers die at bull races in Shivamogga dist
Two men who suffered grievous injuries while watching bull races in Shivamogga district died at a hospital here early Monday. In the first incident, a bull race organised at Maluru of Shikaripura taluk on Saturday saw a 24-year-old man attacked by out-of-control bulls. He was severely wounded in the incident and rushed to McGann District Hospital in Shivamogga where he died on Monday morning.
The second incident took place at a bull-race event at Konaganavalli, near Ayanuru town, on Sunday. A 34-year-old race enthusiast was injured after a bull jumped on him. He, too, was taken to McGann Hospital where he died early Monday.
Hospital authorities said both victims sustained severe injuries leading to breathing difficulties. Shivamogga superintendent of police Mithun Kumar GK said cops were questioning the organisers of events.
Bull tamer, spectator killed in two jallikattu events in Tamil Nadu
Jallikattu claimed two lives in Tamil Nadu on Monday. A 26-year-old who had subdued nine bulls in earlier rounds and was a favourite to win the Palamedu jallikattu was gored to death by a raging bull on Monday. And a 25-year-old was killed at Periya Sooriyur, Trichy, by the bull he had accompanied to the jallikattu.
Arvind Raj was severely injured when he took a horn in the belly while attempting to subdue his tenth bull at Palamedu. The bull tamer got to his feet again, but collapsed minutes later. The medical team gave him first aid and rushed him to Madurai’s Government Rajaji Hospital. He died on the way.
At Periya Sooriyur, M Aravind from Kalamavur in Pudukkottai district was waiting with a bull owner to collect his animal when it ran out of the arena and hit him on the chest.
He died at Trichy’s Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital a couple of hours later.