Mysuru: Four persons, including Suttur Mutt seer Shivaratri Deshikendra Swami and MLC Marithibbegowda, were injured after a bunch of nitrogen balloons burst over their head on Tuesday, Feb 5 afternoon.
The incident took place during the inaugural ceremony of a wrestling tournament organised at Suttur.
It is gathered that prior to releasing the balloons, a torch was brought by some sportsmen from Mysuru to the wrestling arena and the flames came in contact with the balloons which burst.
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The injured were rushed to a hospital in Suttur and are currently under observation, informed sources.