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Tag: Bear Attack

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Wild Bear Triggers Panic In Odisha’s Nuapada

A wild bear sneaked into the human habitation in Phurasunda village under Sinapali block in Nuapada district.

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Odisha: Five Including Minor Girl Injured In Bear Attack

Balasore: At least five persons including a nine-year-old girl were injured after they were attacked by a wild bear at Mitrapur village in Nilagiri area of Balasore district on Tuesday. As per reports, the animal entered the residential area and started chasing and attacking the locals while they were out in the open to perform […]

Two Killed, One Injured In Bear Attack In Odisha

Sambalpur: Two persons were killed and another received grievous injuries in a wild bear attack inside a forest in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, police said on Monday. The incident took place near Taal village under the Badbahal forest range of Rairakhol sub-division when five people had gone inside the forest to collect honey on Sunday. However, […]

Boy suffers critical injury in bear attack in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A minor boy was critically injured after he was attacked by a wild bear while celebrating Makar Sankranti at Kantisahi village under Khunta police limits in Mayurbhanj today. Following the attack, the boy identified as Subhankar Bindhani received grievous injuries on his back and admitted to the Udala Sub-Divisional Hospital. According to reports, when […]

Man sustains critical injuries in bear attack in Angul

Angul: Adding to the number of bear attack cases in the state, one person sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a bear near Athmallik forest in Angul district on Tuesday. According to sources, one Niladri Nayak, a resident of Sanrohila village, was attacked by a bear while going to the farmlands to do his […]

2 critical in separate bear attacks

Balasore/Keonjhar: Two persons sustained grievous injuries in separate bear attack incidents across the State. One of the injured has been identified as Jayaram Singh of Rangapur village of Jamudiha panchayat in Balasore. As per reports, when Singh accompanied by his brother had gone to the nearby forest to attend nature’s call, a bear attacked them. […]

Man killed in bear attack in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A man was allegedly killed by a bear in Ghatagaon of Keonjhar district today. The deceased has been identified as Rajan Juanga. According to reports, Rajan had gone to a forest near Gayalamunda village to collect firewood during which he was allegedly attacked by a bear. Ranjan had sustained severe injuries leading to his […]

10 injured, 2 critical in bear attack in Nuapada

Nuapada: At least 10 persons were injured after a wild bear attacked them at Karangmala village under Boden police station in Nuapada district on Sunday. According to reports, the bear strayed into the village yesterday morning and attacked the villagers. While eight injured were rushed to Kharial Hospital, two others were shifted to District Headquarters […]

2 critically injured in bear attack in Nuapada

Nuapada: Two persons were critically injured in a bear attack in Komna block of Nuapada. The injured have been identified as Jadu Biswal and Binash Kumar Niyal. According to sources, both Jadu and Binash had gone to the forest to attend nature’s call when they were attacked by a bear. Initially, the injured were admitted […]

5 villagers injured in bear attack in Keonjhar

Champua: Human-bear conflict has assumed grave proportions in Odisha after five more persons were injured by a bear which strayed into human habitation in Keonjhar district today. Five villagers of Rajabasa, Siriabahala and Hundula under Balibandha forest beat were attacked by a bear while they had gone outside to attend nature’s call, said sources. The […]

Panic after bear strays into human settlement in Jajpur

Jajpur: A wild sloth bear strayed into a human settlement in Jajpur Road area today spreading chaos and panic among locals. According to sources, the bear is suspected to have strayed into the area from nearby Mahagiri forests in the wee hours of today. Locals who first spotted the bear tried to ward off the […]

Family of man killed in bear attack receives Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia

Nabarangpur: An ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh was announced for the family of the man, who was mauled to death by a sloth bear near a village forest at Pharsaguda under Kodinga panchayat in the district on May 2. Besides, the family received Rs 40,000  from forest department, Rs 10,000 from Red Cross fund, […]

Man mauled to death by bear in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: A man was mauled to death by a sloth bear near a village forest at Pharsaguda under Kodinga GP in the district on Wednesday. Sources said one Prabhu Bhatra, a truck driver of Daleiguda in Papadahandi block was dragged away by a sloth bear while he was attending nature’s call after getting down from […]

3 killed, 7 hurt in bear attack; Bear too beaten to death!

Keonjhar: Tension ran high at Bhalupahadi Sahi in Khadiadiha village in Keonjhar district after three persons were killed and seven others, including two forest officials, sustained injuries in a bear attack Monday morning. Infuriated, the villagers beat the bear to death. While one of the deceased has been identified as Naba Kishore Nayak, a forest […]

1 killed in bear attack in Ganjam

Ganjam: Resentment is brewing among local residents after a man was mauled to death by a bear at Borsing village under Kabisuryanagar of Ganjam district. The deceased identified as Debraj was attacked by the wild animal when he was going to take bath in the village pond today. Following the incident, Debraj was rushed to […]

Two critical in separate wild bear attacks

Balasore: Two persons were grievously injured in two separate wild bear attacks in Balasore district on Friday. The first incident occurred in Bania village under Mahinsapata panchayat when a local was going to nearby field for agriculture work. Suddenly he was attacked by a wild bear from behind. The injured was identified as Bhaskar Singh. […]

Elderly woman killed in bear attack

Kalahandi: An elderly woman was killed after a wild bear attacked her here in Didingi forest of Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Dhanu Gouda of Kucheijor village under Narla police limits of the district. According to reports, the incident occurred when the victim had gone to the nearby Didingi forest to […]

2 persons injured in bear attack

Berhampur: Two persons were injured after a wild bear that strayed into a village in Ganjam district attacked them today. The injured were admitted to MKCG Medical College Hospital here and their condition was stated to be serious. The incident took place when the wild bears strayed into Ratanapur village along with three cubs and […]

Two injured in bear attack in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj:  Two people were injured, one of them critically, in a wild bear attack in Chririlapi village under Badampahad Range of Mayurbhanj District in the wee hours today. According to reports, the injured, Kaate Phingua and Chaare Phingua, residents of the same village were attacked by a wild bear when they went to a nearby […]

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Man-animal conflict: One more bear attack in Bolangir

Bolangir: There has been a rise in incidents of wild animals straying into human settlements as four such cases have been reported from Bolangir district in the last two months. Today, two persons at Raksimunda village under Puintala police limits were injured in a bear attack. On May 12 a bear had entered Bichuali village […]

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Bear’s day out: Perched atop tree, bear gives locals horrid time

Bolangir: A bear which climbed atop a tree after attacking a woman from Bichuali village under Belpara block of Bolangir district gave a nightmare to the villagers who tried to capture the carnivore. According to sources, the bear attacked and injured a woman of the village following which the villagers tried to round up the […]

Two persons, 3 bears die in Man-Animal conflict in Boudh

Boudh: In yet another growing incident of man-animal conflict, a bear mauled two persons and injured another at Bhagamunda forest under Harbhanga police limits in Boudh district. Besides, a female bear and her two cubs were also killed after they were attacked by a group of angry villagers following the incident. The deceased have been […]

4 injured in bear attack in Mayurbhanj

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

Killer bear bludgeoned to death by irate locals

Nabarangpur: A bear which killed three persons in Singadi jungle in Chandahandi block in Nabarangpur yesterday was bludgeoned to death by irate locals today. Three people identified as Lambodhar Majhi, Nakul Majhi and his wife Turturi Majhi were attacked by the said bear while they had gone into the jungle to fetch leafy vegetables. Two […]

4 injured in wild bear attack in Jajpur town

Four people were injured in an attack on Thursday by a wild bear suspected to have strayed into the town from Pattaranga forest last night