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Child bitten by a group of dogs rescued: Police

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A grade one student, who was severely bitten by a group of stray dogs that was roaming in the school premises, was rescued yesterday, Police said.

They said the five-year-old child playing in the playground, was  suddenly encircled by a pack of stray dogs and started attacking the child.

It was reported that the workers who were on duty at the playground rushed to the scene and rescued the child with great effort. One of the dogs was killed during the rescue effort.

The injured student was admitted to the District General Hospital in Matale under his grandfather's care.

The Matale hospital sources said the dogs had bitten the child's back and one of the legs.

At present, the child is receiving treatment at the hospital ward No. 13. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 7

  • Hari M Tuesday, 30 March 2021 12:49 PM

    The parents should sue the fog lovers

    Hari M Tuesday, 30 March 2021 12:50 PM

    Parents should also take action against those who feed stray dogs and contribute to their population explosion

    Sandamali Tuesday, 30 March 2021 03:16 PM


    VJ Tuesday, 30 March 2021 01:14 PM

    Which ministry takes care of stray dogs?

    Alensis Brendan Sosa Tuesday, 30 March 2021 02:34 PM

    All stray dogs must be killed. Dog lovers must ensure their hounds do not stray.

    Tharaka Tuesday, 30 March 2021 02:38 PM

    There are lot of stray dongs in the country and they behave violent at night. Why there's no action taken? We can't lose another child or human. Take immediate action.

    Cj mmama Tuesday, 30 March 2021 08:04 PM

    All stray dogs should be euthanize,tourists hate this stuff!

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