Srinagar- A 50-year-old man was mauled to death by a bear in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.
Official sources said that the man identified as Abdul Rasheed Bhat was attacked and grievously injured by the bear in his native village of Soafshali Kokernag, reported news agency GNS.
Soon the locals shifted him to nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.
A police official confirmed the death of the man due to attack by the wild animal.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.