SRINAGAR — A bear attack in Bandipora district resulted in the death of at least eighteen sheep and left twenty-five others injured during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, according to officials.
Officials disclosed that the bear attack occurred at Check Arsalan Khan village, inflicting fatalities and injuries among the livestock on the intervening night.
The authorities have confirmed the incident and stated that a team from the Wildlife Department promptly arrived at the site to assess the extent of the losses incurred due to the bear attack.
“A Wildlife Department team responded to the situation and has evaluated the damage caused by the attack,” the officials added.
Authorities are working diligently to address the repercussions of the bear attack and offer necessary assistance to affected livestock owners.