Amravati: A Forest worker sustained serious injuries in a bear attack when he was returning from patrolling duty along with a forest guard and another worker. The incident took place at the East Gugamal area under Chikhaldara forest reserve of Melghat Tiger Reserve.
The injured has been identified as Rajpal Shalikram Jamunkar ((29).
As per the information, Neeraj Bethekar, Forest Guard, along with Rajpal, a forest labourer, and another forest labourer were returning from patrolling from East Gugamal area under Chikhaldara Forest Reserve when the bear suddenly attacked Rajpal.
Dhaka Forest Range Officer Hiralal Chaudhary rushed to their rescue on the instructions of Deputy Conservator of Forest Shivkumar.