SRINAGAR: A middle-aged woman was injured after being attacked by a black bear in Ajas area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday afternoon.

GNS reported that the woman identified as Aisha Begum, 50, wife of Bashir Ahmad Rather, a resident of Kawpora Ajas, was injured after attacked by a black bear, while she was working in kitchen-garden. The woman suffered injuries in her left eye and was evacuated from the site to a nearby health facility from where she has been referred to a Srinagar hospital for preferential treatment.

When contacted, a Wildlife Department official said that soon after receiving intimation, a team was rushed to the spot to keep a track on the movements of bear to capture it at an earliest.


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