Bear mauls man to death

Greater Kashmir / Greater Kashmir
Publish Date: Oct 11 2012 12:00PM
Srinagar, Nov 9:  A 35-year-old man was mauled to death by a wild bear near a forest in Uri sector of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, police said today.
 The bear was later axed to death by angry villagers, a police spokesman said.
 Abdul Kabir Abass was attacked by the bear when he and his companions were proceeding towards Gwalta forest to collect fire wood yesterday, he said.
 Abass died on the spot but his associates equipped with axes attacked the bear and killed it.