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Man-beast clash: two persons, 3 bears die in Boudh


Boudh: In a shocking incident, two persons were killed and another one has been critically injured in a bear attack yesterday at Bhagamunda forest under Harbhanga police limits in Boudh district.

Besides, a female bear and her two cubs were also killed they were attacked by irate villagers following the incident.

The deceased have been identified as Bramha Bhoi (50), his son Sukanta Bhoi of Bhaliapada village in the district.

According to reports, the trio had ventured into the jungle, close to their village, for collecting firewood.

After getting informed regarding the incident, Madhapur forester and officials of Harbhanga police station rushed to the spot and seized the dead bodies. Jogendra, the injured one was rushed to a hospital in an ambulance.



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