Elderly Man Injured In Bear Attack

SRINAGAR: A 50-year-old man was injured after he was attacked by a bear in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning.

Quoting an official the news agency KNO reported that the man identified as Nazir Ahmad Sheikh son of Khazir Mohammad Sheikh, a resident of Chetterwach village in Imamsahib was injured when he was attacked by the bear in an orchard.

The official said that the man received injuries on his face and was rushed to the district hospital Shopian for treatment.

Meanwhile, a team of the wildlife department has rushed to the spot to trace the wild bear.


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