Two boar hunters shot dead in accidents
DDP/The Local · 11 Jan 2009, 11:18
Published: 11 Jan 2009 11:18 GMT+01:00
Police in Baden-Württemberg reported that a 46-year-old hunter was spotted by a colleague in Mühlenbach in the Black Forest, and shot.
A detective said a group of around 50 hunters were systematically chasing boar through the woods when one saw another crouched down in anticipation, mistook him for prey shot him dead.
A second accident happened during a wild boar hunt in Einhausen, Hesse, where a 40-year-old man was shot and killed by his fellow hunter.
An investigation has been launched to try to discover how the man ended up in the line of fire.