Uppinangady: A tragic incident on Sunday, December 25 took place at Padamale of Ilanthila village, Belthangady, where a horse died after being struck by a government bus.
In the incident, the horse rider Sachin, a resident of Pelapparu, suffered critical injuries.
As per the reports, Sachin was riding a horse owned by Monu, a resident of Piligoodu near Uppinangady.
At this point in time, a government bus that was travelling towards Belthangady rammed into the horse. Due to the impact, the rider was thrown off the horse, leaving both horse and the rider critically injured.
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Sachin was rushed to the nearby hospital.
However, the horse died without responding to the treatment.