Polar bear attacks tourist's tent in Svalbard

March 19, 2015 1:53 PM

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FAROE ISLANDS — A solar eclipse tourist in Svalbard was slightly injured when a polar bear attacked the tent he was sleeping in, according to Norwegian authorities.

Thousands of tourists from around the globe have traveled to Svalbard, a remote Arctic Norwegian archipelago, as well as the nation of the Faroe Islands to witness a total solar eclipse on Friday.

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