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Scientist fell victim to bear attack in Kolyma

Scientist fell victim to bear attack in Kolyma
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In the Magadan Region, the police are conducting a check on the fact of a bear attack on a participant in a geological exploration expedition. The body of a 68-year-old man was found 150 km from the village of Omsukchan.

According to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for the Magadan Region, according to preliminary data, the scientist died as a result of a predator's attack. The tragedy occurred on the Tyngylchanskaya Upland, where it is impossible to reach by land transport.

The investigation team went to the scene by helicopter to clarify all the circumstances.

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