RAHIM YAR KHAN: At least two people were attacked and injured by stray dogs in Rahim Yar Khan on Sunday.
Rescue officials told Express News that Jan Khan and Khalid bin Waleed were passing through Phal Lolai area when stray dogs attacked them. As a result, both men suffered severe injuries and were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The residents said that stray dogs had been roaming in the area for some time and had bitten many children in the past. They added the people had lodged several complaints regarding dog attacks but the district health department had turned deaf ears to their requests.
They also demanded the government to register a case against district health department officials and take action against them for their negligence in controlling increasing dog bite incidents.
Earlier, more than 20 people, including children, were attacked and injured by stray dogs in Rahim Yar Khan.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 9th, 2018.