05 Aug '11, 11am

Polar bear kills 1, injures 4 in Norway

OSLO - NORWEGIAN authorities say a polar bear has killed one person and seriously injured four in an attack on a group of campers in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago. A spokesman for the Svalbard governor's office, Liv Asta Oedegaard, says the campers were part of a British group but she did not know the victims' citizenship. She said the attack occurred on Friday morning and the injured were taken to the hospital in the Svalbard capital Lonyearbyen, about 40km (25 miles) away. No other information was immediately available. -- AP

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