Woman hurt in bear attack

Udhagamandalam
10 Oct 2017

A 52-year-old woman was seriously injured after she was attacked by a bear in Devarsolai, some 70 Kms from here today, police said. Ammalu, an estate worker was plucking tea leaves this morning, when a bear appeared from behind and attacked her, they said. On hearing her screams, fellow workers raised an alarm and managed to rescue Ammalu, as the bear ran towards bushy area. The colleagues then took the heavily bleeding woman to a hospital in nearby Sultanbattery in neighboring Kerala, they added.