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Bear kills shepherd in Bandipora forest


A shepherd was mauled to death by a bear in a village of in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday, police said.

An official said that Ghulam Ahmad Bhat (55), a resident of Bazipora Ajas, was grievously injured after being assaulted by a bear in Ajas forest area while grazing his cattle on Monday morning.

He was rushed to a hospital in Srinagar where he succumbed, said the official.

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