Two men injured after being attacked by a bear. Niigata Uonuma October 19, 12:33


In Uonuma City, Niigata Prefecture, where four men and women were injured by a bear on the 18th, two men were transported to the hospital on the morning of 19th when their faces were caught by the bear. There was consciousness of the two, and the bear found near the scene was exterminated with a hunting gun.

In Uonuma City, Niigata Prefecture, four men and women in a residential area were attacked one after another by bears, and were taken to the hospital with serious injuries such as being scratched from the neck to the head.

The city officials started patrol early in the morning on the 19th, but at around 7:20 am, Iguchi Nitta, Uonuma City, near the site on the 18th, an employee of an automobile dealer said, “Two people are behind the store. I was hurt and injured. "

According to the police, two men in their car dealers in their 50s and 60s were attacked by a bear and both were taken to the hospital after being injured, such as being scratched from the neck to the head. It means that there is consciousness of two people.

Shortly thereafter, an employee of a food processing company near the site where two men were attacked reported that "bears are in the factory" and the members of the hunting association that were rushed out were killed with hunting guns.
According to the police, the bear is an adult bear with a length of 1 meter or more, and there is a high probability that it was a bear that attacked two men from the situation.

On the other hand, another bear was found and captured at around 9:10 am on the 19th in Niigata, Uonuma City, about 2.5 km away from where the bear was found.