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Bear attacks man

A man and two of his friends who had gone to the jungle at Kombuvaikkullama,Omanthai in Jaffna to collect bees honey was severely injured after been mauled by a bear on Sunday. According to Omanthai Police, the man identified as Selvan Mahendran(42) is a resident of Matherapanikka, Mahilankkulama, Omanthai.

He was attacked by the bear who was protecting her six cubs. The man was immediately admitted to the Vavuniya Base Hospital with severe injuries to his left leg. Omanthai Police are investigating.