40-year-old Sopore man injured in bear attack

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A 40-year-old man was critically injured after a bear attacked him in a Sopore village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.

Abdul Salam Dar son of Ghulam Muhammad of Hib Dangarpora area of Sopore was attacked when he was walking along a bank of Pohru stream at Hib Dangarpora.

He sustained critical injuries on his head and arm and was immediately rushed to Sub District Hospital Sopore where from he was referred to SKIMS Srinagar for specialised treatment.