Ganderbal, Aug 24: A 19-year-old girl and two other women were on Monday injured after they were attacked by a bear in Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a bear attacked three ladies in Kangan area when they were busy in their agricultural fields near the power house, resulting in injuries to them. They said one among the women has sustained critical injuries.

They identified the injured as Shaheena Begum(46), wife of Reyaz Ahmad Mir, Jabeena Begum (34), wife of Mehraj-ud-din Rather and Nusrat Jan(19), daughter of Nazir Ahmad Mir, all residents of Wani Mohalla Kangan.

They further added that the injured were brought to Sub District Hospital (SDH) Kangan for treatment where from Shaheen Begum has been referred to SKIMS Soura for specialized treatment—(KNO)