Elderly woman dies after being mauled by dog

2018-02-05 15:30
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A 76-year-old woman died in hospital after being mauled by a large dog in Mpumalanga on Monday morning.

The elderly woman was attacked in a house in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, by the dog.

ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 9 am and found the woman in the house.

According to ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring, the woman sustained several wounds that left her in a critical condition.

After being stabilised by paramedics, she was taken to Middelburg's provincial hospital for urgent medical care.

However, she died shortly after her arrival at the hospital.

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