December 5, 2017


A hunter was trying to shoot a wild boar in Germany — but the hog managed to kill the gunman first, according to reports.

The 50-year-old victim was out with a group on a hunting expedition Sunday near the German town of Greifswald — about 120 miles north of Berlin — when the animal attacked, reported.

Witnesses said the man, whose identity was not immediately released, fired a round and then moved into some reeds where the pig caught him by surprise and moved in.

The man suffered injuries to his left thigh and was rushed to an area hospital where he later died, according to the news outlet.

One witness said the swine had already been shot when it attacked the hunter, but police said it was unclear.


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