Sivangangai: A 45-year-old man was gored to death by a bull during a manju virattu event (bull race) conducted in a village near Karaikudi on Tuesday.
Another man, who sustained grievous injuries, was rushed to Sivaganga Government Hospital. Both the deceased and the injured were spectators of the event conducted in Peyanpatti village. The event was conducted without permission, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Murugesan, 45, of O Siruvayal village near Karaikudi. His namesake Murugesan, 23, of Vengavayal village sustained injuries when another bull ploughed through the crowd. His condition remained critical, police said.