Youth critical in bear attack in Keonjhar
Keonjhar: A youth sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a wild bear near Puruna Bazar Baidyaraj Sahi under Keonjhar Sadar forest range on Monday.
The injured has been identified as Sudhir Nayak, a resident of the same village.
According to sources, Nayak had gone to the nearby farmland to attend nature’s call early in the morning, when he came across three wild bears, who immediately attacked him.
However, the wild animals left the place as some villager rushed the spot after hearing Nayak screaming.
Nayak received critical injuries in the attack and was rushed to the district headquarters hospital (DHH), where he was undergoing treatment till the last report came in.