Bhubaneswar: A youth was critically injured as he was attacked by a bear at Ringpur village under Nilgiri block in Balasore district early this morning.
The injured was identified as Jayaram Singh of Ringpur. He has been admitted to the Nilgri hospital.
According to reports, Jayaram was working in his agriculture field when a bear came all of a sudden and attacked him. Hearing his screams, others were working in nearby fields rescued him and rushed to the hospital.