Angul: A 41-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a bear attack in Marudhipa village under Chhendipada forest range in Odisha’s Angul district on Thursday.
The victim identified as Achyuta Majhi of Marudhipa village, sustained grevious injuries in his neck in the incident.
According to reports, Achyuta had gone to nearby forest in the wee of today to attend nature’s call when a bear attacked and injured him.
Hearing his cries, the villagers rescued him and rushed to Chhendipada primary healthcare centre and subsequently shifted to the District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) here for treatment.
Achyuta was in a stable condition at the DHH, when the last reports came in.
On being informed, local forest officials reached the spot and started an investigation into the matter.