Jakub Moravec attacked in Svalbard

March 19, 2015 11:01 PM

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Jakub Moravec attacked in Svalbard

A POLAR bear dragged a Czech tourist out of his tent as he slept on a remote Arctic island, clawing his back before being driven away by gunshots.

“It was going for my head. I used my hands to protect my head,” Jakub Moravec told The Associated Press from his hospital bed in the Svalbard archipelago’s main town. He turned over to reveal shallow gashes on his back.

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