PAMPORE: A wild bear was killed in a road accident at Ladhoo Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
The female wild bear was killed in road accident after being hit by an unidentified speeding vehicle. The bear was apparently trying to cross the road at the time of incident, officials said.
Wildlife Incharge Abdul Majeed Seikh told Kashmir Reader that a female bear was hit and killed by unknown vehicle on Ladho-Lethpora road near Khyber milk factory. He said that the accident took place during intervening night of November 9 and 10.
After receiving information, a team of wildlife department immediately reached the spot and shifted the body of bear to forest areas. The body of the bear was buried in a nearby forest.
The officials have started investigation into the incident.