A man was attacked by a bear in Nikko on Friday morning. Police said the 53-year-old man was hiking at Chugushi Shrine at about 7:30 a.m. when he was attacked by a 1.2-meter-tall bear, TBS reported. He suffered injuries to his face and arms.
Nikko's hiking trails are popular in October as people flock to the area to see the autumn foliage. Police said they will step up patrols along hiking paths.© Japan Today