Partridges shooting season in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Nov 24 to Feb 2

Peshawar, November 21, 2013 (PPI-OT): Partridges shooting season 2013-14 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will start from Sunday 24th November, 2013 and will continue till 2ndFebruary, 2014.

The entire province (excluding the following Sub- Divisions and Districts) except for the protected areas will remain open to partridge shooting. Districts of Hangu, Tank, Kohistan, Bahrain and Matta Sub Division (District Swat). Hunting will be permissible only on Sundays and gazetted holidays under a valid shooting license.

Hunting in game reserves will be permissible only under a special shooting permit to be issued by the Chief Conservator Wildlife, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar. Maximum bag limit shall not exceed eight birds of all partridge species per gun per day.

Value of property equal to Rs. 500/- will be charged for each bird shot in excess to bag limit besides compensation. Use of automatic weapons like repeater short gun for shooting is strictly prohibited.

Other conditions will remain the same as mentioned in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife (Protection, Preservation and Conservation and Management) Act, 1975 and the shooting policy made there under.

For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: 091 921 1789

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