A 68-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being attacked by a bear in Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Reports reaching to the media said that Saifullah Mughal son of Habibullah Mughal, resident of Kawari Lolab was attacked by a black bear and left with critical injuries.

The individual was shifted to SDH Sogam from where he was referred to DH Handwara for preferential treatment.

More details are awaited on this incident.