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Woman critical in bear attack in Nilgiri

Balasore: In another such incident, a woman was critically injured as a bear attacked her while she was working on her paddy harvesting yard in a village near Nilgiri in Balasore district early this morning.

The injured was identified as Jyotsnarani Bej. She has been admitted in the Nilgiri hospital in a critical condition, according to reports.

Villagers are in state of fear now as they apprehend that wild bears might attack them as they are working on their respective paddy harvesting yards these days of Kharif harvesting period.

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