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Hunter rescued by helicopter in Paphos

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File photo: A hunter out and about (Christos Theodorides)

A hunter who fell and injured his leg in the area ​​Kato Pyrgos Tillyria on Sunday was taken to hospital by helicopter, police said.

Hunting season opened on Sunday.

According to police the 47-year-old hunter lost his balance and fell, injuring his leg and left unable to walk to his car.

After calling for help, a helicopter from the Joint Search and Rescue Coordination Centre went to the area and airlifted him to Paphos hospital.

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