Nuapada, Sep 25: A youth was critically injured after being attacked by bears in Darlimunda village in the district on Friday.
According to reports, while one Kishore Pradhan of the village had gone to nearby farmland to attend natures call, four bears attacked him.
After being attacked by the bears, Pradhan screamed loudly following which the bears ran away. Hearing the screams, some locals rushed to the spot and rescued him.
He was rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).