Woman injured in bear attack in Handwara

Woman injured in bear attack in Handwara
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Handwara: A young woman was injured by a wild bear in Handwara area of north Kashmir on Wednesday.
Sources said that Jabeena Bano, 21, daughter of Mam Din, a resident of Malikpora Handwara was grazing her cattle in nearby forests on Wednesday, when a black bear appeared in the area and attacked her.
The bear was chased away by people who rushed to the spot, and shifted the woman to nearby hospital wherefrom she was shifted to district hospital Handwara.
Wildlife officials said a team has been sent to the area to catch the bear.