Jammu & Kashmir

12 injured in stray dogs attack in Kupwara

Stray dogs surrounding a man in Kashmir. [File Photo]

Kupwara: At least a dozen persons were injured in stray dogs attack in and around Kupwara town.

Reports reaching GNS said that a pack of stray dogs struck, running amok in Malik Mohalla Kupwara and a few of its adjacent areas.

In the attack by the canines, at least two persons suffered injuries of varied nature, who all were taken from the site to nearby health facility.

A medical official at SDH Kupwara told GNS that they have received twelve persons at the health facility who have suffered injuries of different sorts.

Identifying the injured persons as Wali Mohammad (40), Mohammad Jamal (55), Suhaib (6), Lovely Singh (25), Javid Ahmad (16), Saqlain (28), Ghulam Mohammad (70), Hafeeza Begum (55), Sumaiya (27), Abdul Ahad Hajam (60), Ghulam Mohiuddin (65) and Mohammad Shafi (58).

“All are being treated upon and largely remain out of danger,” the official said further.

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