Woman among 2 injured by bears in Tral

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: Two people, including a woman were attacked and injured today by black bears in Tral area of this south Kashmir district.

Saida Begum, wife of Gulam Mohammad Dar was attacked and critically injured by a bear while she was working in her field in Pinglish village this afternoon, locals told Kashmir Reader.

In a separate incident, a  farmer Fida Hussain Bhat was  attacked and injured by a bear at Tral Bala. Both the injured were removed to sub-district hospital for treatment.

Block Medical Officer (BMO) Tral Dr Shakeel Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that the woman was referred to Bone and joint hospital Srinagar for treatment.