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Cops injured in Japan bear attack

Tokyo, May 20 (UNI) Two police officers were seriously injured in a bear attack in northern Japan's Akita Prefecture while recovering the body of a missing man from the local woods, Japanese media reported.
On Saturday, the officers responded to a report of a man lying on the ground in a forest in the city of Kazuno. They discovered that the man was dead and were about to transport the body when the bear attacked at around 1 pm, according to public broadcaster NHK.
The officers were in serious condition, with wounds to their heads and arms, though not life-threatening, the report said.
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