5 persons injured in fox attack in Tarzoo Sopore
Sopore: A rampaging fox in Tarzoo Sopore’s apple orchards has created panic and left five individuals injured thus far.
The incident occurred on Tuesday morning when the victims were busy with daily chores in the orchard.
According to witnesses, the fox suddenly appeared out of nowhere and started attacking people. The victims caught off guard, tried to defend themselves but the fox continued to pounce on them.
The injured were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and are currently undergoing treatment. Their condition is said to be stable.
The ferocious fox’s unpredictable behavior has discouraged locals from venturing into their orchards, fearing potential harm. The locals have requested the Department of Wildlife to implement necessary measures to control the menacing fox.
They expressed concern that if left unchecked, the fox may instigate aggression and harm other foxes and dogs, posing a daunting challenge for the entire Tarzoo community and its surrounding areas.
Meanwhile, wildlife experts have advised people to stay alert and cautious while working in orchards or areas where wild animals are known to roam.