Wild bears roaming in Nabarangpur town since 15 days! Panic grips locals

Nabarangpur: Incidents of wild animals straying into human settlements have raised serious concerns. Two wild bears found roaming in Jamal colony of the district have been spreading panic among local residents.

The wild animals have reportedly been roaming in the area since past 15 days. Locals allege that despite drawing attention of the Forest Department, no urgency has been shown by the officials to capture the wild animals.

As per reports, most of the local residents keep their doors and windows shut and don’t step out of their house in the evening hours in the fear of being attacked. Sources said three traps have been laid in the area to catch the wild animals.

Shanti Nayak, a resident of Jamal colony, said, “The bears have been coming to the area since 15 days.”

Wildlife in-charge of Nabarangpur, A Manoj said “We are taking the case seriously and have made all preparations to trap the bears. Locals are supporting us and very soon we will catch them.”