Two pitbulls attack man on Durban beach

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Siyamthanda Bakamela and her family of four are preparing to watch their 10-year-old daughter take her first steps as she prepares to get her first prosthesis. Siyamthanda was brutally attacked by two pitbulls which belonged to the family's former landlord, who had the animals on the property as a protective measure. WATCH

Durban - A 30-year-old man was attacked by two pitbulls while he was jogging in Tinley Manor beach, north of Durban, early on Monday morning, paramedics said.

"He tried to fend off the two dogs unsuccessfully. The owner later saw what was happening and ran down to try and pull the dogs off," IPSS spokesperson Janus van Schalkwyk said.

The man sustained severe tissue damaged to both his arms and legs and minor damage to his face. 

The incident happened at 07:45 on Monday morning. 

He was transported to a local hospital in a stable condition. 

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