Umaisar Gull Ganie
Kokarnag, Jul 28: An elderly woman was mauled to death by a bear in Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said here on Thursday.
An official said that a woman identified as Zeba Banoo, wife of Abdul Rahman Chopan from Bathipora Gadole area of Kokernag was attacked and grievously injured by a bear near her native village.
He said that she was shifted to SDH Kokernag where doctors declared her dead on arrival.
The official said that after medico-legal formalities, the body will be handed over to her relatives for last rites.
Meanwhile, a black bear was found dead in Aharbal area of Kulgam district on Thursday.
An official said that carcass of the bear will be taken to hospital for post-mortem.