2019-10-03 11:57:00

Bashkir hunter shot the priest taking him for a bear

Ufa, October 3, Interfax - A priest from the Orenburg Region was injured from a hunting rifle in Zilair District of Bashkiria, press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs told Interfax.

According to the interviewee of the agency, the case is being investigated, the decision will be taken after medical expertise.

"The priest was in bunches not far from the road. A local pensioner was passing by with a hunting rifle. He heard some noise in the bunches and thought it was a big animal there. He decided to shoot. The priest was taken to hospital with a wound in his leg," the informed source told the agency.

The interviewee of the agency also said that the hunter had a legal permission for hunting and he did not deny his guilt.