Forestry officer shot and wounded by hunter in Garmian


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SULAIMANI — An officer at Khanaqin Police Directorate, Hawre Muhammad, said on Thursday (November 25) a forestry police officer was wounded after a hunter shot him in Garmian.

The officer was attempting to arrest two men who were hunting illegally in the area.

The incident occurred in the village of Khrkni between Kalar and Darbandikhan.

Muhammed told NRT the victim was transferred to a hospital in Sulaimani because of the severity of his wound.

He said the suspect, who was with another hunter, fled the scene and remains at large.

An investigation is ongoing.

(NRT Digital Media)