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Elk hunter shot dead

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16:51 CEST+02:00
A man was shot dead near the Swedish town of Uppsala while out on an elk hunt.

The man had been hunting just outside Dannemora in northern Uppland when he died. Police were alerted at about 1pm on Monday.

"According to preliminary reports this happened in connection with the stalking of an elk," Uppsala police spokesman Christer Nordström told TT.

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