Man injured in Tral after BB Rifle goes off accidently during bear attack

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Srinagar: A man was injured in a Tral village after his licensed BB Rifle accidently went off in fear while he was trying to save himself from a bear attack, sources said.

The incident took place late last evening in a far off village of south Kashmir’s Tral.

Identified as Idrees Gojar (25), S/O Mohammad Yousuf Gojar R/O Nagbal Tral was injured after his BB Rifle went off accidently when a bear tried to attack him in his maize field.

Injured Idrees was shifted to hospital, sources said.