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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nilagiri, Aug 7:

A youth was killed in a bear attack this morning in Odisha’ Balasore district while engaged in farming land.

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The deceased has been identified as Ganeswar Mallik of Budusahi village in Bhaunriabada panchayat under Nilagiri block in the district.

According to reports, two bears attacked Ganeswar from behind about 6 am today while he was channelising water to his farming land in his village.

Locals heard screams and rushed to the spot to find him profusely bleeding.

He was rushed to the local hospital where the doctor declared him dead on arrival.