Bear captured in central Kashmir's Ganderbal

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A wild bear was captured in Tulmulla village of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday.

A wildlife official told Greater Kashmir that a cage was set up after locals reported sightings of a wild bear near Kheerbhawani (Tulmulla) area Friday.

He said the bear was captured alive after being tranquillised. 

The official said that the bear will be shifted to Dachigam where it will be released in the upper reaches.