Balasore: Five critically injured in bear attack
Balasore: Bears have unleashed a reign of terror in Takana and Baliguhira villages in Balasore district with five people critically injured in their attacks here.
According to sources, the attacks occurred today morning as two bears ventured into the human habitations and suddenly attacked the locals passing by them.
At least five persons were grievous injuries.
When local villagers came to their rescue, the wild animal had already mauled them. They sustained injuries on their hands, legs and chest.
The five victims were rescued by other villagers and were rushed to Nilgiri hospital. Meanwhile, the health condition of one of the injured is stated to be critical.
On being informed, forest department officials reached the spot and made the animals to move away from the human settlements.