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Dogs maul girl to death in Sitapur; 7th such incident in May: police

Press Trust of India  |  Sitapur (UP) 

A pack of dogs mauled a 12-year-old girl to death in a village in Sitapur, taking the toll in fatal attacks by hounds in the district to 13 in the last six months, the police said.

The incident took place in Maheshpur Village under the station.

"A 12-year-old girl identified as died today after being attacked by a pack of dogs," of police told

This was the seventh such death this month, the police said.

Kulkarni said the administration was tackling the menace and the number of dogs in packs was decreasing.

"Earlier they used to attack in pack of six to eight dogs. Now they are reduced to two or four," he said.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 13:30 IST