Balasore: A man was critically injured after being attacked by a wild bear at Kantabania village under Nilagiri block in Balasore district on Wednesday night.
The victim was identified as Umakanta Nayak (64). He was rushed to Nilagiri hospital for treatment.
According to reports, the incident took place at around 10.30pm when Umakanta was returning to home from market. A wild bear attacked him and he sustained critical injuries on his left leg.
On being informed, police and forest officials reached the spot and started investigation.