Chamba: A women died after being fatally injured by a bear when she was collecting grass for her cattle in Holi village on Saturday, police source said.
The deceased, Ganga Devi, was busy cutting grass in a farm when she was suddenly attacked by the wild animal. As the victim screamed for help, the beast disappeared in the nearby jungle as villagers reached the spot. Smeared in blood, the woman was immediatly rushed to Zonal Hospital, Chamba, where she succumbed to her injuries.
In another incident a man died while collecting grass as he was crossing a slippery foottrack at Rakh village near. The deceased, identified as Uttam Chand (52), was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.