Bull Attack in Mumbai: IIT Bombay Student Injured After Being Hit, Institute Forms Committee to Address Issue
Bull menace in IIT Bombay campus. (Photo Credit: Twitter/imvivekgupta)

Mumbai, July 12: A day after 21-year-old intern of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay was attacked by the bull, the elite engineering institute's Director on Friday constituted an emergency committee to address the issue of 'stray bull fighting' on campus. The committee has been set up with an aim to discuss what steps can be taken in this regard.

Along with the discussions, the committee would also seek help from animal experts and BMC to address the issue, says the statement released by IIT Bombay. San Fermin Festival 2019: Three People Gored During Annual Bull Fest in Pamplona, Spain

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Earlier on Thursday, a student - identified as Akshay Prasanna Latha from College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram - was attacked by a cattle in the campus and the entire incident was captured on CCTV camera. The incident took place when the student was he was checking his mobile.

Currently, the victim is undergoing treatment in Sushrusha Hospital in Vikhroli. He is doing an internship under Prof SV Kulkarni. Stating about his health, an official of IIT Bombay said, as quoted by NDTV, "He has minor injuries and no major health problem was reported. This incident occurred at around 10 am in the morning." The official also added that stray herds of cattle which move in and around Powai are not domesticated.