Dog attacks Free State boy
Bloemfontein - A 12-year-old Free State boy suffered serious injuries when a dog attacked him in Virginia on Tuesday, paramedics said.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said paramedics arrived at the scene to find the boy in a critical condition, with severe head injuries from multiple bites.
He was stabilised and taken to a hospital in Welkom for further medical attention.
It was believed the dog attacked the boy while he was walking down the street.
A man and woman went to his rescue.