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MO & KS - 16 hunting accidents

According to the following TV news report, there were 6 hunting accidents in Missouri over the last two weeks.

A quail hunter shot his companion in the arm.

A duck hunter lost his balance and shot himself.

A hunter skipped a bullet on the water of a pond and shot his buddy in the leg.

A hunter had a heart attack while hunting.

A hunter suffered a broken leg while hunting.

A hunter got stuck up to his armpits in the mud while hunting.

In Kansas, there have been 10 hunting accidents so far for the year; three of which have been fatal.

Officials Alarmed as Hunting Accidents Increase
Last Edited: Saturday, 22 Nov 2008, 6:29 PM CST
Created: Saturday, 22 Nov 2008, 6:29 PM CST

Missouri wildlife conservation officials say there have been an increase in hunting accidents this season in northwest Missouri.

KANSAS CITY, MO -- November means hunting season in Missouri and Kansas. But it seems that many hunters have become targets themselves, as officials say there have been an inordinate number of hunting accidents in northwest Missouri this season. FOX 4's Bob Stepanich has the report.  

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