Canines maul 4 year old boy to death

KL Report


Protests erupted in North Kashmir’s Uri town on Wednesday after the death of a four years old boy who was mauled by dogs on Tuesday evening.

Reports said that Sahil Afghan had bruatally attacked by a pack of canines on Tuesday evening when he was present in his courtyard at his Uranbua hamlet. The boy succumbed to his injuriesWednesday afternoon.

As the word about his death spread in the town, scores of agitated protesters blocked Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road and raised slogans against the Government.

The protestors while holding Indian Army’s 214 artillery camp responsible for the death of the child alleged that canines are being raised as pets by soldiers of a local camp, the allegation denied by police.

The protestors demanded the immediate removal of local army camp and said that many such incidents occurred in past which went unnoticed.

A police official told CNS that some stray dogs had attacked the boy who as a result died in the hospital.

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