Koraput: A pet dog saved the life of his master after he was attacked by a bear in Dasmantapur in Koraput district today. The injured identified as Budu Muduli (50) is undergoing treatment at Koraput District Headquarters Hospital.
Muduli said that he had been to his turmeric field when the bear and her cub attacked him. “The dog fought with the bear and saved my life. He continued to bark while fighting with the wild animal for which others rushed to the spot and rescued me,” said Muduli.
Muduli has sustained severe injuries on his left hand. “My dog has also sustained injuries and I have asked my family members to take him to the veterinary hospital,” added Muduli.