Man injured in bear attack in Handwara

Man injured in bear attack in Handwara

Handwara: A middle-aged man was injured in a bear attack in north Kashmir’s Handwara on Saturday.
Local sources said that Ghulam Ahmed Bhat, son of Abdul Wahab Bhat, resident of Shahnagri Mawer was working in his fields on Saturday morning when he was attacked by a black bear.
He was injured in the attack and shifted to nearby hospital where from he was shifted to district hospital Handwara for specialized treatment.
Block Officer, Wildlife Handwara confirmed the incident and said a team of officials had been sent to the area to catch the animal.