Wildlife employee among 4 injured in bear attack in Tral

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Pulwama: Four persons including a wildlife employee were injured after being attacked by a bear in Chattrogam area of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday.

A wildlife employee and three other local residents were injured after they were attacked by a bear in Chattrogam. He said that all the injured were given first aid at Health and Wellness Centre Chattogram and were referred to SDH Tral for further treatment.

He identified the injured as Mohammad Amin Bhat, a resident of Khangund, a casual employee of the wildlife department, Dileer Singh, Kaljeet Singh and Kamaljeet.

Locals said that presence of wild life animals in Tral areas of south Kashmir has created panic among masses while appealing authorities to capture the wild animals immediately.

They further added that wildlife teams are on job in the area but they are yet to get success in capturing the wild life animals roaming in these areas.

People have appealed to authorities to capture the wild life animals  so that locals can heave a sigh of relief. (KNO)

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