North East Wales

Horse shot dead in Hope Mountain field, Caergwrle

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A horse has been shot dead in a Flintshire field.

North Wales Police said the animal was found with a single bullet wound in a field at Hope Mountain near Caergwrle on Sunday morning.

It was described as a "truly awful offence" in a tweet by the force's rural crime team.

An investigation is under way.

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