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Bull attacks Shia procession in Lucknow, 12 injured | WATCH

first_img Indo-Asian News Service LucknowMay 28, 2019UPDATED: May 28, 2019 19:56 IST Administration swung into action after video of incident went viral | Screenshot of YouTube video from Mohammad AbbasHIGHLIGHTSBull attack triggered stampede-like situation at SaadatganjPeople in area blamed district administration for not making adequate arrangementsAn ambulance was called and the injured mourners shifted to a trauma centreTwelve Shia mourners have been injured here in the old city area of the Uttar Pradesh capital when a stray bull ran amok and tore into a procession taken out to mark the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali on the 21st day of Ramzan.The attack, late on Monday, triggered a stampede-like situation at Saadatganj.However, a major tragedy was averted when a group of Shia mourners held the bull by its horns and pushed it aside.An ambulance was called and the injured mourners shifted to KGMU Trauma Centre.Three with critical injuries were hospitalised while others released after first aid. Those hospitalised included Nadeem Rizvi, 55, Zafar Abbas, 28, and Laraib Zaidi, 25.People in the area have blamed the district administration for not making adequate arrangements like barricading to check stray animals or secure the route for the iconic procession which marked the 150th year of Lucknow’s legacy.The district administration swung into action after a video of the incident had gone viral.WATCH | Bull attacks Shia procession in LucknowThe Lucknow Municipal Corporation has formed a committee to probe why stray bulls were not removed from the area.”Municipal Commissioner has formed a panel headed by Additional Commissioner Amit Singh to fix responsibility on those entrusted with the job,” said LMC Chief Veterinary Officer Arvind Rao.Despite the security breach, district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma passed the buck on corporators.”It’s the responsibility of the corporators to curb stray menace. If they cannot do it, they should seek LMC’s help,” he said.advertisementThis was tenth attack by a stray animal in the city in two months.Also Read | Cows made to walk through fire in Karnataka. Where are the gau rakshaks?Also Read | Rooster fights reign as the thriving gambling sport during Makar SankrantiAlso Watch | Cows made to walk through fire in KarnatakaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byMohak Gupta Tags :Follow ShiaFollow RamzanFollow Lucknow Bull attacks Shia procession in Lucknow, 12 injured | WATCHThree with critical injuries were hospitalised while others released after first aid.advertisementlast_img read more