Baramulla: Two children were mauled to death by stray dogs in Handwara area of neighboring Kupwara district , officials said.
11-year old Irfan Ahmad Khan son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan and 9-year old Sobia Farooq daughter of Farooq Ahmad Khan were attacked by a pack of stray when they were playing in their village Lachipora.
They were shifted by locals to the nearby first aid centre, where doctors referred them to Sub- District Hospital Handwara.
While Irfan was brought dead to the hospital, Sobia succumbed to her injuries, Medical Superintendent Dr Rouf told Kashmir Reader.
As news of their death spread in the area, people took to streets and held demonstrations against authorities for failing to curb the canine menace.