College student killed after bull hits him during race in Karnataka

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Shivamogga (Karnataka), Feb 13 (PTI) A 19-year-old college student was killed after he was hit by a bull during a race at Kalmane in Shikaripura taluk of this district, police said on Tuesday.


Puneeth Achar, who hails from Hosa Malali village in Nyamathi taluk of Davangere district, was a student of a private college in Shikaripura, they said.

On Monday, Achar went to Kalmane to watch the bull race. While he was watching the sport, a bull hit him following which he suffered grievous injuries, a senior police officer said.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared "brought dead", he said. PTI AMP RS ROH