A total of 25 persons were injured in a jallikattu (bull-taming sport) held at Iyyampatti village in Chinnamanur block near here on Sunday.

The injured were treated at a special medical camp set up near the event spot and some were referred to a nearby hospital for advanced treatment.

Over 250 bulls from different parts of the district participated.

Permission was denied to eight bulls to participate on medical and other grounds.

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