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RU: Russian police in conflict with wolves

Roughly translated by TWIN Observer

Petrozavodsk / TT-Interfax

The authorities in Pitkäranta in the Russian republic of Karelia will investigate whether the police were right when they took up arms in a struggle against wolves on Monday. The police were alerted to a building in the city and found a pack of wolves outside the entrance.

“When the cops got out of their car saw them, one of the wolves tried to attack. The police fired several shots after which the wolf fell to the ground. When the wolf was killed the other wolves disappeared in the woods,” says a police spokesman.