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Bear attacks sleeping Kenai campers in their tent


ANCHORAGE (AP) - Wildlife officials said two campers were attacked by a bear this weekend while they were sleeping in a tent in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Jeff Selinger said the campers were sleeping when the bear attacked Saturday around midnight. The campers had a bear horn and spray, but did not have enough time to use them.

“There’s no indication that they did anything to prompt the attack or did anything wrong,” he said. “It’s one of those where you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

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