Woman critically injured in bear attack in Ganderbal

TNN Bureau. Updated: 9/14/2021 4:44:42 PM Regional News

Srinagar, Sep 14: A 35-year-old woman was critically injured in a bear attack in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal on Tuesday.

Official sources said that the bear entered a village at Kangan in Ganderbal on Tuesday from a nearby forest. “Before the villages could react, the wild animal attacked and critically wounded a woman, who was working in thea field,” they said.

They said the woman, identified as Shaheena, was rushed to a local hospital from where she was referred to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, in a critical condition. “The bear later returned to the forest,” they said.

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