Friday, September 02, 2016

Northern Saskatchewan mine worker recovering in hospital after wolf attack

A 26-year-old man is recovering in hospital after he was attacked in northern Saskatchewan by a lone wolf. The man, a shift worker at Cameco's Cigar Lake uranium mine, was walking between buildings shortly after midnight on Monday when the attack occurred, said Cameco spokesman Rob Gereghty. “He is a kitchen worker, on lunch break at that time. He may have been headed back to his room.” That's when the wolf made what Gereghty called an “unprovoked attack.” “A single wolf basically pounced on him. The injured contractor received immediate medical attention from a security guard who interrupted the attack and scared the lone wolf away...more

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