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Police and Wild Life Department have launched a hunt to locate a wild bear and its cub that have been seen by locals roaming freely in Raj Bagh locality of Srinagar city.
This is the first incident of such nature that any wild animal has been spotted in the heart of Srinagar city.
Police have uploaded CCTV footage on social media where a bear along with its cub can be seen passing through a road.
Police in a tweet urged locals to stay safe. “One Wild Bear & a small Cub are roaming in Rajbagh locality of Srinagar. Wildlife officials & Police are on the job. Citizens of this & nearby areas are advised to remain indoors till it is caught. If anyone notices/sees the bear, pls inform at SHO Rajbagh’s number 7006572050,” police said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, police and employees from the Wild Life Department were seen busy looking for the bear in different parts of the locality. The bear and its cub were untraceable till the filing of this report. (KNT)