Husband and wife injured in Jumla bear attack
According to DSP Dan Bahadur Thapa of the District Police Office, Jumla, the couple was injured in a bear attack at Karkibada, Chandannath Municipality-6 on Thursday morning.
According to DSP Thapa, the injured have been identified as Him Bahadur Rokaya and his wife Nirmala Thapa.
Police said that they were running a mobile shop in Khalanga Bazaar, the district headquarters.
Nirmala’s face and Him Bahadur’s head were injured and are undergoing treatment at Karnali Institute of Health Sciences, police said.
DSP Thapa said that the bear that entered the market from the forest could not be brought under control and the search was on.