Bear attacks and injures a hunter in Postojna area

Postojna – A bear attacked a man on Sunday in the Postojna area, between the Baba and Mali Javornik hills, during a hunting drive. The 63-year-old hunter was taken to the local community health centre with a broken arm, injured ribs and several wounds on his back.

Reporting the incident, the Koper Police Department said that the man had been attacked by a female brown bear that had two cubs.

Police officers were informed about the attack around noon. Caution is advised as the area is a popular hiking destination.