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'Jallikattu' bull owned by TN Minister dies in mishap

Press Trust of India  |  Pudukottai(TN) 

A prize-winning 'jallikattu' bull owned by a today died after it was injured when it hit a wall at the venue today, police said.

The bull, 'Komban', owned by C Vijaya Baskar, was injured when it smashed into the wall near the 'vadivasal' (entry point) to the arena, they added.

The 'jallikattu' (bull-taming event) was held at Thennalur near here in connection with a temple festival.

The bull was taken to a nearby hospital after being provided first aid, but succumbed to head injuries, police said.

about the death of the animal was passed on to the minister, who is presently in Singapore, they added.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 15:55 IST