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Polish citizen killed in Armenia bear attack

A Polish national has been killed in a bear attack on Mount Aragats in Armenia, the Ministry of Emergency Situations informs.

A tourist from Poland identified as Margo L. called 911 at 14:26 today to ask for help after she and her friend were attacked by a bear.

A firefighting rescue team was immediately dispatched to the scene. Medical staff was also flown to the spot shortly in a helicopter provided by the Ministry of Health.

The tourists were found at about 16:35. At 17:15 doctors recorded the death of the victim identified as Peter B. (born in 1986).

The other tourist was transported to Ashtarak Police Department. There was no need for hospitalization.

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