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Fisherman allowed to shoot seals

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Some fishermen off the coast of Northumbria have been given permission to take drastic action against grey seals because they are eating their fish stocks.

One fisherman has a licence to shoot the seals, which he views as a menace.

Chris Jackson reports.

Viewers in the North East and Cumbria can see more on Inside Out on Monday on BBC One at 7.30pm.

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