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Three-year-old boy killed by stray dogs

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Guntur


A three-year-old boy was killed by stray dogs outside the home at Adavitakkellapadu village today afternoon.

The boy was identified as J.Prem Kumar was playing at the gate of Rajiv Gruha Kalpa housing project at Nallapadu when a pack of four dogs pounced on him and bit him. The boy’s head and body bore severe scratch marks. Locals rushed the boy to the Government General Hospital but was declared brought dead.

Police sources said that the boy’s parents had gone to work leaving the boy at home. The boy’s father runs an eatery at Government General Hospital complex. The Rajiv Gruha Kalpa has over 1,000 flats mostly inhabited by daily wage workers.

Municipal Commissioner C.Anuradha said that the urgent measures would be taken to control stray dog menace. She said animal birth control measures have been proved to be most effective against stray dog menace.


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