An 11-year-old boy, named Praveen, was attacked by a pack of ten dogs in the village of Vibhutipura. Badly injured, he did not survive.
The boy was, according to police reports, on his way home after school when he was attacked by a gang of ten dogs. Some villagers managed to come to his rescue and he was admitted at the Paediatric ICU in Manipal Hospital. He was placed on advanced life support for some days but he died on Saturday. According to medical reports, he had a septic shock and multi-organ failure.
Two people from the BBMP’s animal husbandry had been arrested for alleged negligence. The boy’s family will be paid a compensation, according to press reports.
Praveen killed after stray dogs attack