This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources of the region Vladimir Gordienko.

The incident took place on December 5. The caretaker was making the rounds of the area when he was attacked by a bear. As a result, the man received a foot injury.

He was able to escape thanks to the fact that the dogs drove the bear away.

The victim was hospitalized. The hunters found the bear the next day and shot it.

Earlier, in the Troitsko-Pechorsky district of the Komi Republic, a bear attacked a group of loggers, two people were injured.