Knife-wielding rooster kills two men at cockfighting event in India


At a separate cockfight in India, two men were reportedly killed by a knife-wielding rooster.

to mark three-day celebration People gathered for the Hindu Makar Sankrati Festival cockfight In Kakinada and East Godavari districts on Sunday, according to reports.

During the Kakinada incident, 43-year-old Gunde Suryapraksha Rao, who had one of the cockfighting cocks, bled to death after being slashed by the proud rooster.

Lao Reportedly tied blades to his rooster before being threatened by the crowd. The bird then flew off and landed on Rao, with the blade severely slicing Rao’s leg.

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The man was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

In another incident in the East Godavari district, a spectator identified as K. Padmaraj also bled to death after having his hand slashed.

Padmaraju, a resident of Ananthapali, was reportedly getting too close to a cockfight and one of the bladed cocks cut a vital nerve in his hand.

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The man bled on the way to the hospital and was later pronounced dead.

Cockfighting is illegal Indian The Animal Cruelty Prevention Act remains a common event, especially during Sankranti celebrations.

in the Prohibited act, participants attach knives or blades to the rooster’s paws. Meanwhile, spectators bet on which rooster will win the fight.

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