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Elderly man injured in bear attack in Shopian

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Shopian: A 55-year-old man was injured after he was attacked by a bear in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday evening.

An official told Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the man identified as Mohammad Maqbool Dar (55) of Nusipora Keegam was attacked by a bear in the Haaji Check Keegam area of the district.

He said that the man received injuries and was rushed to the district hospital Pulwama for treatment, where his condition is said to be stable.

Meanwhile, a team from the Wildlife Department has been rushed to the spot to trace the animal and people have been advised to avoid venturing out unnecessarily.

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