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Hiker killed by a stray bullet: the 17-year-old hunter in police custody – France

After the death of a 25-year-old hiker, killed by a stray bullet during a beating in Cantal, the public prosecutor in Aurillac, Paolo Giambisi, indicated that the author of the shot, a young woman 17, was taken into custody on Sunday morning for manslaughter.

Tested negative for narcotics and alcohol, she was hospitalized on Saturday in shock.

The politicians are taking over

Several political figures, environmentalists in the lead, called again on Sunday for a ban on hunting on weekends and school holidays. “A young woman died after being hit by a bullet during an afternoon of hunting. Thoughts to his loved ones. We need more regulation of this activity, it is urgent! “, insisted on Saturday the environmental candidate for the presidential election, Yannick Jadot.

“How many more deaths before we decide to regulate hunting, a dangerous and inhumane practice? At a minimum, let’s ban hunting on weekends and school holidays, now! “, added David Belliard, EELV deputy to the mayor of Paris and socialist presidential candidate, Anne Hidalgo.

“The decisions will follow” promises the government

On the rebellious side of France too, it is estimated that hunting should be banned on weekends. “The tragedies are on the rise. The forest must belong on weekends to hikers and walkers. Five days of the week are enough to go hunting. We should no longer go to the forest with fear in our stomachs, ”said MEP Manon Aubry on Sunday on RMC.

“One accident is one accident too many. For 20 years, every 10 years, the number of victims has been halved. We must continue: the goal is zero victims, ”responded the spokesperson for the National Rally, Laurent Jacobelli, on France info.

The Secretary of State for Biodiversity, Bérangère Abba, deplored an “unbearable and unacceptable drama” and promised that “decisions will follow, so that never again”.

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