Dogs maul woman to death in Romania

2011-01-28 20:00

Bucharest - A hospital in Romania says a Romanian woman has died after she was mauled by a pack of dogs in the capital of Bucharest.

The woman was found earlier this week in the courtyard of a public institution where she had been attacked by stray dogs.

The Bagdasar-Arseni hospital told The Associated Press that despite doctors' efforts to save her life, she died on Friday.

It was not clear why the woman was in the locked courtyard.

Bucharest is home to thousands of stray dogs.

In 2006, a Japanese tourist was killed by one.

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