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Hunter killed by boar near Grosseto

Wounded animal slices femoral artery, man dies of blood loss

(ANSA) - ROME, JAN 19 - A 36-year-old Italian hunter was killed by a charging wild boar as he took part in a boar shoot in the Maremma area of southern Tuscany near the coastal city of Grosseto on Wednesday, local sources said.
    The man shot and wounded the animal but was gored in the leg and lost a critical amount of blood from his femoral artery, sources said.
    His fellow hunters and an emergency crew tried to staunch the flow but to no avail.
    The incident took place in the woods at Castell'azzara. (ANSA).


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