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Bear enters telephone exchange in Karimnagar; rescued

 A rescue team from the Warangal Zoo, tranquilized and rescued the animal around 12:30 pm, said Telangana forest department officials. 

Published: 20th September 2018 01:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th September 2018 02:11 PM   |  A+A-

Wild bear

Wild bear captured inside a BSNL telephone exchange in Karimnagar, Telangana.

By Express News Service
KARIMNAGAR: Man-animal conflict once again came to the fore in Karimnagar when a wild bear entered a BSNL telephone exchange office here.
 
However, a rescue team from the Warangal Zoo, tranquilized and rescued the animal around 12:30 pm, said Telangana forest department officials. 

 
The bear was sighted at around 4:30 am by a security guard at the exchange. Police and fire department officials immediately rushed to the area to rescue the animal, added officials. All commercial establishments near the building were closed down by officials to prevent any untoward incident.
 
The bear might have ventured out in search of food or water from nearby forests, said, officials, adding that it will be released into the wild later. 


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