A couple of farmer was injured when they were attacked by a wild bear in Osal village of tourist resort Dalhousie in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh today. A farmer who are transplanting Garlic in a field when a Bear suddenly attack them. The injured were rushed to near by Primary Health Centre Bathri from where they were rushed to Dr. Rajinder Parsad Medical College Tanda in critical condition.
After the incident panic prevailed among the villagers. Victims identified as Bido devi and Manhor Lal. The villagers said that three bears were seen by them in maze field and one of them suddenly attack the couple while they were busy in field planting garlic this morning, Manhor Lal tried to protect them with help of sickle however it brawled on the women and badly tore her face in short while. Bear ran from the field when a local villagers rushed to the spot. The forest beat officer Mr. Rakesh Katoch confirmed on incidents and said that Rs 5000 immediate assistance were given to victims. This is second incident in last two days in the area.