Pitbull attacks Durban boy, 7

2017-05-10 18:58
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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 seven-year-old boy was attacked by their family pitbull at their home in the Yellowwood Park area, Durban on Wednesday afternoon, paramedics said.

Netcare911 spokesperson Chris Botha said when they arrived, the boy was lying on the sidewalk with a serious wound to his upper right leg.

Botha said he was in a serious condition.

The incident happened at around 14:18.

Paramedics transported the boy to a Durban hospital under the constant care of the Advanced Life Support paramedic.

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