KL NEWS NETWORK
In a freak incident, nine persons, including three children, were bitten by a stray dog at Dadsara area of Tral town in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday morning.
While 8 patients were rushed to the sub-District hospital Tral, a six-year-old girl, Maria, was rushed to SMHS Hospital as she was severely bitten by the stray dog.
Eyewitnesses said that a single stray dog appeared in Dadsara area and chased everyone who came in his way. “The dog bit at least 9 persons including two elderly persons, three children and four young boys. People mustered courage, chased and killed the dog with sticks,” said an eyewitness.
A police official identified the wounded persons as Khadija Banoo, Ghulam Hasan Dar, Nusrat Banoo, Hyder Ali, Maria, Arbeena, Rehmat Banoo, Zoona and Sanju. (CNS)