ATTACK Victim was taken to hospital and received multiple stitches
The 78 kg boar was finally shot by another hunter. Illustrative photo. — PublicDomainPictures/Pixabay
An elderly hunter 17 years old was attacked by a wild boar at Chabrillan (Drôme) this Tuesday. The young man was loaded by the animal during an organized hunt in the morning. It has been bitten on the calf, causing an injury, reports France Bleu Drôme Ardèche. The deep but not serious wound required the intervention of the emergency services.
The teenager was picked up and evacuated towards the hospital of Crest (Drôme). Several stitches were given to him. posed. The young hunter was targeted by the boar after the latter was injured by bullets. The victim then moved to the side of the animal to finish it off and lost its balance.
The beast was knocked down. shot down by another hunter from the same group. It was a male weighing 78 kg. France 3 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes recalls that wild boars become even more dangerous in autumn, and especially during the period from November to November. January, during which they are in heat.