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Bear mauls minor boy in Ganderbal

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Srinagar: An eight-year-old boy was critically injured after a bear attacked him in Yarmuqam area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday.

Reports said a bear appeared near an orchard in Anderwan Yarmuqam area of Lar tehsil at around 12 noon on Wednesday and attacked the boy, identified as Azhar Ahmed Khatana, son of Gulzar Ahmed Khatana, a resident of Yarmuqam Ganderbal, injuring him critically.

The injured child was referred to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment.