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Elderly lady dies after suspected bear assault in central Japan

TOKYO, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — An aged lady died after a suspected bear assault within the metropolis of Toyama in central Japan on the Sea of Japan coast, native media reported on Wednesday.

Local police discovered the girl collapsed face down on the premises of a home at round 9:40 p.m. native time on Tuesday, with cuts on her head and face apparently attributable to an animal assault, public broadcaster NHK stated.

According to the police, a male resident of the home reported on Tuesday evening that his spouse had been lacking since late within the afternoon, and cops searched the realm.

The police believed the sufferer was the spouse of the resident and have been making an attempt to verify her identification.

The web site was positioned roughly 10 km south of town middle in an space dotted with homes.

A bear had been noticed within the space earlier the identical day and it stays at massive, the police added.

The native looking affiliation and others patrolled the realm after the incident, however no bears have been discovered.