Woman injured in bear attack in Baramulla

Baramulla: A middle-aged woman was attacked and injured by a black bear in Kandi area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Family sources said that Raja Begam, wife of Gulam Nabi Sofi, resident of Kandi Nowgam was working at her orchards when a black bear attacked her. The injured was shifted to nearby hospital […]

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 […]

Bear tumbles off cliff after stoned by people in Drass

Bear tumbles off cliff after stoned by people in Drass

Srinagar: A shocking video has gone viral on social media showing a brown bear tumbling into a stream from a steep mountain ridge after being stoned by people in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting authorities to launch an operation to trace the animal. The eight-second video — shared on Twitter by former director […]

350 cases of man-animal conflicts in Shopian division this year

350 cases of man-animal conflicts in Shopian division this year

SHOPIAN: Some 350 instances of man-animal conflict have been reported this year (March 2018- March 2019) from southern Kashmir’s Shopian wildlife division this year, which includes Pulwama district as well. Two deaths and 20 injuries have been reported during the same period. At least 17 leopards have been captured by wildlife officials from human habitations […]

Woman injured in bear attack in Handwara

Woman injured in bear attack in Handwara

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 […]

Injured black bear found in Baramulla

Injured black bear found in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: The officials of the wildlife department rescued an injured black bear in Khadniyar village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Official sources in the wildlife department said they received information from people of Khadniyar village – some three kilometres far from main town Baramulla – that a black bear is battling for life outside the […]

Man injured in bear attack in Shopian

Man injured in bear attack in Shopian

Srinagar: A man was injured in a bear attack in his apple orchard in Shopian on Sunday. Officials said that Ghulam Rasool Ganai was working in his orchard when a bear, apparently roaming in from a nearby forest area, entered the orchard and attacked him. Ganai’s orchard had been heavily damaged in the last week’s […]

Wild bear killed in road accident in Pampore

Wild bear killed in road accident in Pampore

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 […]

Bear killed in Budgam after injuring four persons

Bear killed in Budgam after injuring four persons

KHAG-BUDGAM: A bear was beaten to death by angry locals after he injured four villagers in Shunglipora village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, a forest official said. Manzoor Ahmad Sheikh and Ishfaq Ahmad sheikh sustained major injuries in the bear attack, however, Sajad Ahmad Sheikh and Abdul Rashid Khan received minor injuries, locals said. Nazir […]

Bear kills man in Tral, injures another

Bear kills man in Tral, injures another

TRAL: A young man was attacked and killed by a wild bear while another was injured in a Tral village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday evening. 31-year-old Tariq Ahmad, son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh of Shairabad, Tral was critically injured after a bear attacked him in his orchard on Saturday evening. Ahmad’s uncle […]