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Russian hunts eight-year-old markhor in Chitral

CHITRAL: A Russian national hunted a Kashmir Markhor with a 38-inch horn size in Gahirait Gol area of Gahirait-Golen conservancy on Saturday under the trophy hunting programme. He had paid 64,000 dollars for obtaining the permit.

A member of the local community assisting the hunter said the Russian faced no difficulty in sorting out the wild goats of the trophy size as he accomplished the task on the second day of his adventure.

He said the eight-year-old markhor was targeted from a distance of 638 yards. It rolled down the steep cliff moments after it was shot.


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