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Unnatural deaths of hunt's victims

Published 23/01/2010 | 05:00

Kevin Myers says that whenever a stag is killed by the Ward Union Hunt, it is "shot by a hunt marksman, after being cornered by hounds" (Irish Independent, January 14).

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This may be the horrendous fate of some of the hunt's deer, but Mr Myers misses several situations in which others have met their deaths.

Most recently, a hunted Ward-Union deer collided with a car, smashed into its windscreen, broke a leg and was put down due to its injuries.

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