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Elderly man injured in bear attack in Shopian

Shopian, Aug 05 (KNO): A 50-year-old man was injured after he was attacked by a bear in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the man identified as Nazir Ahmad Sheikh son of Khazir Mohammad Sheikh, a resident of Chetterwach village in Imamsahib was injured when he was attacked by the bear in an orchard.

The official said that the man received injuries on his face and was rushed to district hospital Shopian for treatment.

Meanwhile, a team of wildlife department has rushed to the spot to trace the wild bear—(KNO)

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