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Slovak town in state of emergency due to bear attack: Five injured, including a child

A city in Slovakia was put under a state of emergency because a bear attack took place, injuring five people, including a child. The attack took place on Sunday in Liptovsky Mikulas, at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, near busy ski resorts. The bear attacked five people in the city center and then retreated into the forest,” said Victoria Chapchikova, the municipality's spokeswoman. The victims, including a 10-year-old child, have scratches and bites. The bear's oldest victim was a 72-year-old man. Authorities today asked residents to stay away from the urban fabric, especially in the evenings and early mornings, since the bear remains at large. Six teams of hunters, police and experts in the country's fauna are trying to locate it. “They have a drone equipped with a thermal camera, traps and weapons,” Chaptsikova said. On Friday, a Belarusian resident was killed when she was attacked by a bear in the Demanovska Dolina Valley, […]
Source: News Beast

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