Awantipora: A sloth bear and a cub were found dead on road in Noorpora area of Awantipora, near Srinagar-Jammu highway, on Thursday morning.
Officials believe the two have been hit by some unknown speeding vehicle during the intervening night of 4 and 5 November.
Quoting an official from the Wildlife Department, Kashmir News Trust reported that a team removed the dead bodies of the bear and the cub from the road.
He said police have been asked to register a case in the matter. KNT