Patna, Apr 3: An elderly man succumbed to wild bear attack at Ketang village under Patna block in Keonjhar district today. The deceased has been identified as Manik Singh.
According to the sources, Manik had gone to attend nature’s call to the forest on March 22 when a wild bear suddenly attacked him. However, he managed to escape from the spot but was critically injured.
He was admitted to District Headquarters Hospital in Keonjhar and further shifted to SCB Hospital in Cuttack as his condition deteriorated. He succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment today.