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Bear mauls two women in J&K's Poonch

The duo residents of Gagriyaan village of Mandi tehsil in Poonch district were attacked by the bear near their house on this morning.

Srinagar, April 28: Two women were mauled by a wild bear in far flung Gagriyan village of J&K's Poonch district on Thursday.

Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that Zarifa Begum, 38, wife of Mushtaq Ahmed and Sharifa Begum, 42, wife of Ghulam Mohd Jaan, residents of Gagriyaan village of Mandi tehsil in Poonch district were attacked by the bear near their house on this morning.

Locals managed to rescue them from the clutches of the bear, an official said.

He said the duo has been hospitalised with multiple injuries.

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