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Bear attacks two individuals in Morawewa

 

Two individuals riding on a motorcycle were attacked by a bear in Morawewa last morning.

The two injured individuals who are residents of Morawewa were rushed to the Trincomalee Teaching Hospital after the incident.

The bear attacked the two individuals after being chased into jungle by the Wildlife Authorities, which is located 3 kilometers away from Morawewa.

The bear has reportedly caused injuries on the face, hands and feet of the two individuals.

However the Wildlife Authorities took away the bear after a complaint was logged by the residents of the area.