1 dead, 80 injured in Jallikattu competition

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Madurai: One person succumbed to injuries and 80 others were injured in the Jallikattu competition in the Avaniyapuram area of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, the Health Official informed on Friday.

According to the official, the injured includes 38 bull tamers, 24 bull owners, and 18 spectators.

The Tamil Nadu government had allowed Jallikattu with 300 bulls and 150 spectators. However, hundreds of villagers gathered on roofs and outside the barricades at Avaniyapuram to watch the events.

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