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Fifty injured during Jallikattu

About 50 persons, including bull tamers and spectators, were injured in the Jallikattu (taming of the bull) event conducted at nearby Sakkudi as part of a temple festival here on Sunday, police said.

Updated: Mar 17, 2013, 19:59 PM IST

Madurai: About 50 persons, including bull tamers and spectators, were injured in the Jallikattu (taming of the bull) event conducted at nearby Sakkudi as part of a temple festival here on Sunday, police said.
Few persons who sustained serious injuries have been admitted to hospital, police said.

More than 600 bulls participated in the event.

The winners were given prizes by Tamil Nadu Jallikattu Federation.

PTI