About 60 persons, mostly spectators, were injured by a few bulls at the jallikattu at Palakurichi near Manapparai on Wednesday. Medical personnel treated them on the spot before referring them to hospital.

A total of 174 bulls were brought from different places and 110 youth participated in the jallikattu.

Jayashree Muralidharan, District Collector, Sakthivel, Revenue Divisional Officer, A. Amalraj, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Tiruchi Range and R. Lalitha Lakshmi, Superintendent of Police, oversaw the arrangements for treating the injured.