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15 hurt, 1 critical as stray dog goes on biting spree in Nalgonda district

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 1, 2017, 1:11 am IST
Updated Aug 1, 2017, 1:35 am IST
The hospital in Miryalaguda did not have enough vaccines to treat all the victims.
Victim of stray dog attacks in various parts of the city show their wounds. (Photo: DC)
 Victim of stray dog attacks in various parts of the city show their wounds. (Photo: DC)

Hyderabad: 15 persons including a bank employee and a staff member of a private hospital were injured in a stray dog attack in Miryalaguda town of Nalgonda district on Monday. The stray dog went on a biting spree across five colonies. One of the victims is in a critical state. 

According to sources, the stray dog started attacking people at Gandhi Nagar. When people began chasing it away, it entered Rajiv Chowk, and subsequently, Kalalwada, Main Bazaar, and Doctors’ Colony. 

 

Shiva Kumar, an employee of Syndicate Bank who was on his way to work at the time of the attack, Srinivas, a compounder at a private hospital, S. Nagamma, D. Lingaiah, B. Lingaiah, and Tejya, are being treated at the Government Area Hospital in Miryalaguda. Srinivas suffered serious injuries in the incident. The hospital in Miryalaguda did not have enough vaccines to treat all the victims, so the rest had to be shifted to Nalgonda for treatment. Meanwhile, municipal authorities launched a search for the dog.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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