Woman dies after bear attack in northern Japan

TOKYO, Aug 11 (News On Japan) - An 83-year-old woman has died after being attacked by a bear in Ichinohe Town, Iwate Prefecture, on Wednesday.

Shortly before 5 p.m., a man living nearby found the woman, who lived nearby, bleeding from the head and collapsed on the roadside in Ichinohe Town, Iwate Prefecture.

Although initially conscious, the elderly woman went into cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital and died about 3 and a half hours later.

When the victim was found, she repeatedly shouted, "Bear, bear," and had sustained scratches to her head and right arm.

Aug 11 (TBS NEWS) - きのう午後5時前、岩手県一戸町の道路わきで近くに住む田之岡サメさん(83)が頭から血を流して倒れているのを近所に住む男性が発見しました。  ...continue reading