Woman among two injured in bear attack at Verinag

Anantnag, Sep 19: Two persons including a woman were critically injured in a bear attack at Verinag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday afternoon.

Official sources said that a wild bear attacked two persons outside their crop fields at two seperate place this afternoon, leaving them seriously wounded.

He identified the injured as Hameeda Banoo of Kokagund and Abdul Gani Padder of Chontipora Verinag, saying that they were evacuated to PHC Verinag and later to Government Medical College Anantnag.

Meanwhile, a Wildlife official said that the teams have been deputed to the area to tranquilize the bear. kno

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