Deogarh: Two persons sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a wild bear at Rengali village under Barkote block in Deogarh district today.
The injured Bhuban Nayak and Lambodar Nayak – have been admitted to Pallahra Hospital.
Sources said the duo had gone to attend nature’s call this morning when a wild bear attacked them.
Hearing their screams, locals rushed to the spot and rescued the duo. Both suffered grievous injuries in the bear attack. Locals now demanded that the Forest Department catch the wild animal immediately to prevent any further untoward incident in future.