Stray dogs bite 3-day-old baby to death in Kerala
(Sourced from PTI)
The body of a three-day-old baby was found abandoned at Puthur in Kerala's Kollam district today with the infant's hands and legs bitten off by stray dogs, the police said. The body was spotted by a self-help group 'Kudumbashree' and informed the police. Kerala has witnessed a rise in the incidents of stray dog attacks in the recent years. Here's more.
In Oct'16, a 90-year-old man sleeping in the front verandah of his house was attacked by stray dogs and badly injured. He had succumbed to injuries later. Another elderly woman was attacked and killed by stray dogs at Kannramkulam in Thiruvananthapuram in 2015. According to a report submitted to the Supreme Court, over one lakh people were bitten by dogs in 2015-16 in Kerala.