Human beings can't let animals live in peace. After encroaching upon their natural habitat, we humans make deliberate attempts to harm them.
A distressing video of a bear tumbling down from a mountain ridge is going viral on social media.
#Video: In a shocking in-human incident, a brown bear may or may not have lost his life after people started pelting stones at him in #Drass area, #Kargil.— JammuKashmir5 (@JammuKashmir5) May 11, 2019
It is said that "Animals & humans have the same type of feelings; therefore, they should be treated the same way."@mashah06 pic.twitter.com/fN6llLjRyE
According to a report by Indian Express, the video which was originally tweeted by Mehmood Shah, former Director of Tourism, Kashmir, shows villagers in Drass sector of Kashmir chasing a bear and pelting stones at it.
This is macabre, happened today at Drass. pic.twitter.com/rtnqzghLF3— Mahmood Ah Shah (@mashah06) May 9, 2019
Former CM of J&K also retweeted it.
Heartbreaking & inhuman. Why invade their habitat in the first place? https://t.co/gJQvh3QzUp— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) May 10, 2019
The clip naturally led to a huge outrage on social media.
Every time I watch this video, it makes me so sad. Why can't they just leave him alone.— Tennyson ck (@cktenny) May 10, 2019
That's shameful— The Royal Rebel (@GypsyBreed) May 10, 2019
Shame on us. Is this how should we treat wild animals because we intruded in their land? https://t.co/IHCJPbwZSM— Nishad Kulkarni (@nishadkulkarni) May 11, 2019
Where? And who recorded this? They need to be arrested as soon as possible— Sabeen (@SabeenGeopol) May 10, 2019
Crazy whoever did this a criminal, must be arrested.— Shailaja🗻 (@rustyrajputs) May 10, 2019
Terrible. Proves that we humans are the most vicious predators.— Chowkidar Er. Sanjay Malhotra (@sanjaymalhot) May 10, 2019
The Great Himalayan Bear. What a tragedy? https://t.co/v6H3DUi13f— Muhammad Tabish (@tabishhaji) May 11, 2019
Following the demands of people to identify the stone pelters, the Deputy Commissioner of Kargil, Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary ordered an inquiry and teams from the wildlife and other departments were directed to trace the animal, reported Indian Express.
The authorities have launched an operation to trace a brown bear which slipped into a deep nullah after few people pelted stones on the bear at Drass in Kargil— Sabah Kashmiri (@SabahKashmiri) May 11, 2019
A video of the sad & tragic incident has surfaced on social media. Hope this bear survived 🙏 @Ibne_Sena @listenshahid pic.twitter.com/5kTPzdMMiT
Video of a brown bear being stoned by people has taken #twitter by storm. And it falling down into the stream from the steep mountain ridge in #Drass at #Kargil has prompted authorities to launch an operation to trace the animal— JK Views (@JKviews) May 11, 2019
How insensitive can people be?@SerenityJaded pic.twitter.com/5FW6rTRO5y
How low can we humans stoop? When will we let animals live in peace?