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Three people injured over weekend in latest hunting incidents in France

Two men shot and another hit by lead pellets amid fierce debate over issue and resistance to alcohol ban

A 26-year-old hiker was shot in the arm in one of a series of hunting-related incidents in France over the weekend – again throwing the spotlight on the issue.

The man was walking in the Alpilles mountains in Provence when he was hit by a stray bullet in the biceps. He was airlifted to hospital in Avignon. A hunter, reported to be in his 30s, was arrested.

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