Bengaluru: Five people were attacked by a bear on the outskirts of Bengaluru early on Tuesday, March 30 morning.
Out of the five, two suffered severe injuries and are getting treatment at a hospital, while the other three were treated at outpatient wards.
Reportedly the bear first attacked a person near a godown in Kachanayakanahalli, behind Narayana Hrudalaya on Hosur Road, and then moved towards Chandapura KEB quarters. It attacked two persons near Thattanahalli in Attibele hobli and again three people in Shettahalli.
Forest Department officials on receiving the information about the movement of the animal rushed to the spot at catch the animal.
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“The staff spotted the movement of the animal near Shettahalli and the bear tried to attack them but they managed to escape. After that, we could not trace the animal and the search is on,” an official said.
said that the attacks took place when the people went out of the house to answer the call of nature or while working on the farm.