3 injured in bear attack in Handwara

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Kupwara, July 25: Three persons received injuries on Tuesday afternoon after they were attacked by a bear in Yahama, Mawer village of north Kashmir’s Handwara Sub District.

Locals said that those injured were working in their field when a black bear suddenly appeared and attacked them. "The wild animal was chased away by other people after listening to the screams of the injured. The trio were immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital for treatment," said a local resident.

The injured have been identified as Bashir Ahmad, Mohammad Yousuf, residents of Yahama and Javid Ahmad,a  resident of Sanzipora.

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