Stray dogs attack, injure four children in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: At least four people, including a woman, were attacked and injured by stray dogs in Rawalpindi’s Bihar Colony today (Monday).

According to details, all victims suffered severe injuries and were taken to different hospitals in the area in critical condition. The victims’ families said that the vaccine to treat dog bite patients was not available at the hospital and at medical stores in the area.  

The residents of the area have informed that the stray dogs had been roaming in the area for some time and had bitten many people in the past. In this regard, the residents had lodged several complaints, however, no action has been taken yet.

The residents have demanded the government to register a case against the concerned authorities and take action against them for their negligence in controlling increasing dog bite incidents.

Earlier in April, at least 11 people were injured after bitten by stray dogs in Rawalpindi. Lack of vaccine Rabies vaccine in hospitals of the city adds to the problems of poor people.

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