Baripada: Four persons were injured when a bear attacked them inside a forest on the outskirts of Manitri village under Badasahi block in Mayurbhanj district this morning.
Report said four persons of Manitri village had gone for fishing from a tank inside a forest on the outskirts of the village in this morning.
While they were on the way, a bear hiding near a bush suddenly chased and attacked them. Crying for help, the panicky villagers while managed to run away from the area.
On hearing their cries, some villagers rushed to the forest and rescued them.
The four injured were admitted to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the village and later shifted to the district headquarters hospital at Baripada where their condition was stated to be stable.