Polar Bear Kills Lady, Boy in Distant Alaska Village

WALES, Alaska (AP) — A polar bear has attacked and killed two individuals in a distant village in western Alaska, in keeping with state troopers.

Alaska State Troopers stated they obtained the report of the assault at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Wales, on the western tip of the Seward Peninsula, KTUU reported.

“Initial studies point out {that a} polar bear had entered the neighborhood and had chased a number of residents,” troopers wrote. “The bear fatally attacked an grownup feminine and juvenile male.”

The bear was shot and killed by a neighborhood resident because it attacked the pair, troopers stated.

The names of the the 2 individuals killed weren’t launched. Troopers stated they had been working to inform members of the family.

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Troopers and the state Department of Fish and Game are planning to journey to Wales as soon as climate permits for it, the dispatch stated.

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