Bhawanipatna: A 62-year-old man man sustained critical injuries in an attack by a wild bear at Bijalpur village under Golamunda police station limits today.
The injured old man has been identified as Basu Majhi.
Basu was on his way to a crop field near the village this morning when a wild bear attacked him after chasing for a few distance. The victim sustained injury on his chest and left arm.
Some locals rushed Basu to Dharmagarh Community Health Centre (CHC) and later shifted him to Bhawanipatna District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) due to deteriorating condition.