Eight children mauled by stray dogs in Kupwara, five hospitalized

Kupwara: At least eight children were injured after a pack of stray dogs attacked them in Dardpora village of Sogam in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday.
Among the eight the five children were shifted to nearby Sogam hospital in which three who received serious bite injuries has been shifted to sub district hospital Kupwara for advanced treatment.
Locals said that stray dogs attacked the children when they were playing in the locality, leaving eight children injured before locals chase them out from the locality.
They said that it is not a first incident in the area, the stray dogs killed and injured score of domestic animal in the area and we approached the officials so many times but no result. They again appealed concern officials to take immediate steps to control such incidents.

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