Man Injured, Cow Dead in Bear Attack in Kupwara

Man Injured, Cow Dead in Bear Attack in Kupwara

Man Injured, Cow Dead in Bear Attack in Kupwara

A 70-year-old man suffered wounds and a cow belonging to him was mauled to death on Friday by a black bear in Nagamargi Behak in upper Dardpora forest area.

Man Injured, Cow Dead in Bear Attack in Kupwara

DR AB QAYOOM

HT NEWS NETWORK

Kupwara, Jul 2: A 70-year-old man suffered wounds and a cow belonging to him was mauled to death on Friday by a black bear in Nagamargi Behak in upper Dardpora forest area.

 

Sources told this Correspondent that a black bear appeared in the Behak (meadow) early this morning and attacked a cattle herd.

 

During the attack, although the owner tried to chase away the bear, the bear attacked the man, leaving him with multiple wounds, before other persons could reach the spot and rescue him.

 

A cow was however killed by the bear in the attack.

 

Meanwhile, the injured person identified as one Syed Qasim Shah (70), was evacuated to SDH Sogam for treatment, where his condition is said to stable. 

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