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Traps set, trails closed after bear attacks hiker near Squamish, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
May 22, 2017 - 11:47pm

SQUAMISH, B.C. — Trails were closed in a mountain community north of Vancouver after a bear attacked a hiker.

The District of Squamish says in a Facebook post that a man and a woman were hiking in the Merrill Park area on Sunday afternoon when a female bear spotted them and charged.