Sunday, January 28, 2018
The cattle race turned tragic for a youngster who lost his eyes while taming an intoxicated bull at Ontigpalle of Gudupalle mandal in the Kuppam constituency today.
According to sources, over 5,000 enthusiasts from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka converged t the race tht saw hundreds of animals vying for top honours. Manju (28) of Boyanapali was among the participants chasing the bulls. He swung into action to tame a bull. While, he clung to the bull’s hump, it suddenly turned the neck sideways. Its horn pierced into his left eye and gouged it out, while the other was also damaged.
The victim was rushed to the PES Medical College Hospital. The Gundupalle police said that the injured was in a drunken state.