Tragic end: Stray dogs maul boy to death

Published: May 9, 2017
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Stray dogs PHOTO: EXPRESS

Stray dogs PHOTO: EXPRESS

BAHAWALPUR: A 12-year-old boy was mauled to death by stray dogs in Bahawalpur on Monday.

Rescue officials said Jam Aqeel’s 12-year-old son Muhammad Hussain, a student of fourth grade, was playing outside the house along with his friends when stray dogs attacked him. As a result, he suffered severe injuries and was shifted to the health centre in Feroza for treatment. However, he could not survive and succumbed to injuries.

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After the incident, police and area residents killed three stray dogs. Later, the family members of the victim and locals staged a protest demonstration against the officials concerned and demanded them to take effective measures to stop occurrence of such incidents in future.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 9th, 2017.

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