Reversal of Fortune | Fox Shoots Hunter Then Escapes

Fox ‘shoots hunter’ in Belarus

The Telegraph

When asked about possible charges, the fox said this: "I was taking a leisurely stroll, minding me own business when that wanker shot me! It was either him or me." Scotland Yard is investigating the incident.

A wounded fox shot its would be killer in Belarus by pulling the trigger on the hunter’s gun as the pair scuffled after the man tried to finish the animal off with the butt of the rifle, media said on Thursday.

The unnamed hunter, who had approached the fox after wounding it from a distance, was in hospital with a leg wound, while the fox made its escape, media said, citing prosecutors from the Grodno region.

“The animal fiercely resisted and in the struggle accidentally pulled the trigger with its paw,” one prosecutor was quoted as saying.

Fox-hunting is popular in the picturesque farming region of northwestern Belarus which borders Poland.