A bear attacked a seven-year-old child and damaged his eyes at Tehri village on the Katola-Kulu road, about 45 km from here, today.
According to the police, the child has been identified as a son of Sanjiv Kumar of Tehri village. He had gone to answer the call of nature near a maize field in the morning when the beast attacked the child. He was rushed to Mandi zonal hospital for treatment.
The doctors attending on the child said that he had lost his eyes and was under a state of shock.