Hikers survive moose attack in Anchorage park

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two hikers are recovering from their injuries after being attacked by a moose in an Anchorage park.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two hikers are recovering from their injuries after being attacked by a moose in an Anchorage park.

KTUU-TV reports that Melanie Sandstrom and Catherine Dwinnell had been hiking Friday when they say the moose charged at them. Sandstrom suffered three cracked ribs and Dwinell was left with a broken wrist and broken ribs.

After the moose knocked them to the ground, Sandstrom says they used clothes to bandage a gash on Dwinell's shin and started yelling for help.

Sandstrom says they encountered several people who stopped to offer them aid, including a pilot who told the 911 operator their location.

The two hikers were taken to a hospital and have since been released.

Family and friends have still been unable to find Dwinnell's dog, which went missing t the hike.

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