Man injured in bear attack in Poonch

A man was injured in an attack by a bear in Saujiyan area of Poonch district on Sunday, police said.

The injured has been identified as Muhammad Yousuf of Saujiyan.

The injured was grazing the cattle in the upper reaches of Saujiyan when the bear attacked him, a police official said.

The official said following the attack, some people raised hue and cry and rescued him from the wild animal.

“The injured was shifted to Poonch hospital where he is undergoing treatment,” said the official.