GANDERBAL — Two youth were rescued while one is still missing after a bear attacked them when they were fishing at tourist place of Naranag in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Quoting sources, KNT reported that the three young men from Wangath village of Kangan had gone to Naranag for fishing on Sunday.
They said a wild bear attacked them in the upper reaches on Naranag. Two sustained injuries but were rescued by the locals and shifted to hospital while their third friend went missing after the attack.
SDPO Kangan, Yasir Qadri, said that the missing youth might have fallen from top of the mountain after the bear attack. “Efforts are on to trace him,” he said.
He identified the missing youth as Javaid Nabi Mir. The duo who were rescued are Asif Mehmood Mir and Owais Bhat. (KNT)