Patrick Flinders
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Polar bear victim Patrick Flinders describes attack

Patrick Flinders, a 16-year-old schoolboy who was injured in a polar bear attack, has given his first TV interview about the ordeal.

He and his party were attacked while camping on an expedition in the Norwegian Arctic.

Another member of the group, Horatio Chapple, died in the attack and two others were seriously injured.

One of the expedition leaders eventually shot and killed the bear.

  • 31 Aug 2011
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