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Bear attacks and injures 72-year-old man near Ružomberok

A seventy-two-year-old man was attacked by a brown bear in Trlenská Dolina valley in Ružomberok District on Thursday, June 9, according to Magdaléna Magdová, a spokesperson for the Falck private medical rescue service. "Our crew provided medical treatment for this man. After being bitten by a bear, he suffered injuries to his legs, mainly the lower part of his left leg," said Magdová, as quoted by the SITA newswire. The patient was conscious but in shock.

A seventy-two-year-old man was attacked by a brown bear in Trlenská Dolina valley in Ružomberok District on Thursday, June 9, according to Magdaléna Magdová, a spokesperson for the Falck private medical rescue service. "Our crew provided medical treatment for this man. After being bitten by a bear, he suffered injuries to his legs, mainly the lower part of his left leg," said Magdová, as quoted by the SITA newswire. The patient was conscious but in shock.

The Trlenská Dolina valley is situated in the Veľká Fatra mountains near Biely Potok, a residential district of the town of Ružomberok. People have reported numerous bear sightings in the area, even close to human dwellings, especially in autumn.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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