Mysuru: At least three people sustained minor injuries after helium balloons caught fire at Suttur Mutt in Karnataka’s Mysuru on Tuesday. Suttur Mutt Seer Shri Swamiji Shivaratri Deshikendra Swami escaped unhurt during the incident.

The injured are being treated at the event in Nanjungud taluk of Mysuru district in the state. As per reports, a bunch of helium balloons burst into flames when the Seer of Sutter Mutt was inaugurating a wrestling tournament ceremony.

The wrestling tournament was organised on the fifth day of the annual six-day Jathra Mahothsava, popularly known as Suttur Jathre or Suttur Fair, at Suttur, on the banks of Kapila River in Nanjangud.