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Some 30 people were bitten by a dog said to be suffering from rabies and admitted to Vavuniya Hospital on Wednesday. The dog had caused havoc in Vavuniya town last afternoon by biting people indiscriminately.
 
It was ultimately caught by the people in the area last evening and handed over to the police. Police had handed it over to health officers who had confirmed that the dog was suffering from rabies. (Romesh Madhushanka)
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  • sg Thursday, 19 July 2012 01:58 AM

    Call for the animal rights organizations and rescue these dogs.

    jj Thursday, 19 July 2012 01:04 PM

    totally agree with him

    CITIZEN Friday, 20 July 2012 03:43 AM

    Then what do you call the ONE THAT RAN INTO THE COURT AND THREATENED THE JUDGE????????????

    Cobra Thursday, 19 July 2012 02:17 AM

    Mung meheth innawa onatharang!!!

    Maheshwaran Appu Thursday, 19 July 2012 02:05 AM

    Similar incident taken place in Battaramulla 2,3 yrs ago. We can see lot of stray dogs here and there. It is reported that nearly 2000 victims getting treatments everyday for dog bites and large number of victims died due to rabies. It seems that govt prefer dogs than ordinary people.

    Cobra Thursday, 19 July 2012 02:38 AM

    No, he was in Batti gorging himself of those Karthankudi dates. Rabid dogs in Batti would have given him a wide berth anyway!!!

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 19 July 2012 02:38 AM

    Is this one of the rabid dogs who raped under-age girls, that one UPFA Minister referred to recently.

    Shan Thursday, 19 July 2012 03:11 AM

    Is it a dog or a puppy?

    nalaka Thursday, 19 July 2012 03:35 AM

    SLAPA do some thing please

    Kanchana Friday, 20 July 2012 06:16 AM

    Please take this Dog
    to your home

    qt Thursday, 19 July 2012 04:54 PM

    pls don't insult the dogs. They are man's best friend.

    kapa ta Pissu Thursday, 19 July 2012 05:02 PM

    there are 225 rabied dogs running amok in whole of SL. Sadly no cure

    Amila.G Thursday, 19 July 2012 05:29 AM

    Familiar face on TV.

    warren Thursday, 19 July 2012 05:31 AM

    I feel sorry for you and "Chandrapala" over here.. there is a reason why dogs are called mans best friend.. and the fact that you guys hate dogs so much tells me that neither of you are even capable of having a relationship with an animal.. You two are made for each other.. Pathetic..

    prasanna Thursday, 19 July 2012 05:45 AM

    most of the comments made shows the mental stress and education level of the readers.

    MI Wednesday, 18 July 2012 05:55 PM

    Just like a SL Government

    alugosuwa Wednesday, 18 July 2012 06:53 PM

    Make sure it isn't Mervin silva Hikzzz

    Monkey Joe Wednesday, 18 July 2012 07:41 PM

    Are there only rabid dogs that runs amok in SL ...?

    gamarala Wednesday, 18 July 2012 08:12 PM

    mervyn silva was in vavuniya?

    Saman Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:18 PM

    Could be Velu's ghost!

    Duchee Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:58 PM

    Now Rabies has taken over from Bombs..

    Nishantha Rajapaksa Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:17 AM

    UPFA dog in previous life trying to grab votes

    Andrew Dias Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:06 AM

    Anybody missing from Parliament?

    Powerless Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:55 AM

    The country is being terrorized by dogs.

    Anuradhapura Arnolis Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:50 AM

    Kill the street dogs. Humans lives are more important than dog lives.

    Let the animal welfare guys take on the chicken hatcheries where they feed thousands of day old male chicks to pigs while they are still alive.

    senavi Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:49 AM

    First I thought it was a politician

    nicky karunarathna Thursday, 19 July 2012 01:00 AM

    How about sending those dog lovers who were perading in Colombo recently to Vauniya giving free transport to settle issues immediately please. It is the government responsibility to track those dog lovers and herd them in Vauniya.

    CHANDRAPALA Thursday, 19 July 2012 01:36 AM

    Where are the animal rights activities and dogs lovers?


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