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In Pictures: Tactical officers take down wild pig on the loose at Hong Kong airport

A wild boar wandered into the Hong Kong International Airport’s apron on Tuesday.

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Photo: Apple Daily.

Airport Security Unit officers pushed the wild boar to the ground with shields, possibly injuring the beast as it was shown bleeding from the nose and mouth.

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Photo: Apple Daily.

Hong Kong Wild Boar Concern Group’s Roni Wong said the police could have tranquillised the boar without causing injury.

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Photo: Apple Daily.

Wong added that it is possible that the boar swam from Lantau Island to the airport.

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In Pictures: Tactical officers take down wild pig on the loose at Hong Kong airport