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Pigeon hunting causes death

Published On : 04 Nov 2016   |  Reported By : Canaranews Network


Mangaluru: In a tragic incident, pigeon hunting caused death of Vittal (32), a native of Aikala Yeradubettu near Kinnigoli. He fell into a well without protective wall and lost his life. This incident happened at Palke near Kinnigoli on Wednesday November 2 afternoon.

Vittal was member of a group of three friends who had ventured out to catch pigeons. Santosh and Rajesh from Yeradubettu Aikala had accompanied him in the hunting trip which began at around 11 AM on Wednesday. he group of friends noticed the presence of some pigeons in an area in Sthalantaguthu Palke that looked like a small area covered by bushes. All the three darted towards the spot in an effort to catch hold of the birds. As the open well was not visible, Vittal fell into it when hurrying towards the birds.

Information about the tragedy was later conveyed to the family of Vittal and to the Mulky police. Firemen attached to Moodbidri fire brigade brought the body of Vittal out of the well. It is gathered that the well, which is 40 feet deep, has 20 feet of standing water as of now. Vittal had also suffered severe blow on his head, policemen stated.

The deceased is survived by his wife and three daughters.







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