Teens Recount Bear Attack

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 9:52am

Two critically injured when survival class encounters bear.

Seven teens are recovering after they were attacked by a grizzly bear in Alaska Saturday night.

State troopers say the teens were participating in a 30-day backcountry survival skills course by the National Outdoor Leadership School when the attack occurred in the Talkeetna Mountains.

They were rescued early Sunday.

Two teens sustained serious life threatening injuries, while two others had serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Three others suffered minor injuries.
 

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