In a gruesome incident a 35-year-old man identified as Yogesh Maral was injured in a Sloth Bear attack at Chikaldhara Tehsil near Amravati District. Yogesh was later admitted at the government hospital of Amravati.
The incident took place when Yogesh who is a tourist guide, took a group of tourist to Chikaldhara. As hotels and lodges were booked, he decided to stay at a local bus terminus along with the other tourists. Yogesh was taking a stroll, when he was attacked by a sloth bear.
Yogesh’s head, neck and limbs were badly injured in the attack. Forest Range officer, Chikaldhara, Ravinder Mugal and his team rushed to the spot and took Yogesh to the hospital.
According to the sources, this was the fourth sloth bear attack incident that came in light recently. The tourists were dreaded with fear after the incident took place.
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