2 People Killed in Alberta’s Banff National Park 

In Banff National Park, Alberta, a tragic bear encounter resulted in the loss of two lives, as confirmed by Parks Canada in a late Saturday announcement.

Natalie Fay, the External Relations Manager for Parks Canada’s Banff Field Unit, reported that the agency received a distress signal from a GPS device originating in the Red Deer River Valley at around 8 p.m. on Friday, indicating a bear attack had occurred.

Fay explained in a statement that a specialized team trained to handle wildlife attacks was promptly dispatched. However, adverse weather conditions posed challenges that affected their response time.

Source: CBC News 

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