Stray dogs shot in Zimbabwe

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Harare - Officials in Bulawayo have shot 160 stray dogs in a campaign to curb the spread of rabies, it was reported on Wednesday.

The authorities are pressing on with "Operation Tie Up Order", despite an outcry from animal welfare activists.

"We've shot a total of 160 dogs and we hope to shoot more stray dogs," Edwin Sibanda, a senior health official in the Bulawayo City Council, told the Chronicle newspaper.

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