Bear and cub roaming in Srinagar’s Jawahir Nagar-Rajbagh areas captured

Srinagar, Sept 12:The bear and a cub, roaming in the city’s Jawahir Nagar and Rajbagh areas, was captured by a team of wildlife department on Monday.

The wild bear had created fear and authorities now say all schools can function normally.

“After 21 hours non stop operation, Black Bear spotted yesterday in Rajbagh area has been tranquillised. Great job by the Team led by Wildlife Department, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Aijaz Asad said in a tweet.

“Area has been scanned and sanitized. All educational institutions in the area shall open normally as per daily routine, he added.

The bear on Sunday injured a security guard of private school at Lal Mandi. It has not been revealed so far by the authorities as to how the bear and the cub reached the densely populated area of Srinagar. kdc

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