Last week, incredible photos emerged of the man, named Alexander P sitting in a hospital bed in Russia. Reported to have severe spinal injuries, the man was reported to have been attacked by a bear and dragged into its den. Labelled as a “mummy” the body, however, was later claimed to be completely untrue by The Independent.
According to reports, a doctor in Kazakhstan has claimed that he treated the man who was in a “depressive state” and had a common skin ailment.
Dr Rustam Isaev from the Aktobe Medical Centre claimed that the reports were not fake.
The doctor did, however, claim that Alexander had never encountered a bear not been to Russia.
He said: “As chief doctor here I'm saying you, this is our guy, he is not from Tuva nor anywhere else in Russia.
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