Bear injures two persons in Langate

Baramulla: Two people have been attacked and injured by a bear in the neighbouring district of Kupwara.

A black bear appeared in Shahnagri village of Langate this afternoon and attacked two locals identified as Abdur Rashid Bhat and Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. The duo sustained serious injuries in the attack, before the locals chased away the wild beast with sticks and stones.

The injured have been removed to the nearby hospital for treatment. More details emerging.