A man in New Caledonia has accidentally shot dead his cousin on a hunting trip - the second fatal shooting incident in the the territory in the past month.
The victim - a 35-year-old man - was hit in the neck and died at the scene in the mountains in the territory's north.
Last month, a woman died after she was accidenatlly hit in the leg by a shot fired by her husband.
Last year, three people were reported killed as a result of a hunting accident.
There has been concern over the spread of firearms in recent years, with estimates of there being about one gun per two inhabitants.