Woman seriously injured in attack by five dogs

2018-02-22 10:15
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KwaZulu-Natal - A 56-year-old woman was seriously injured after she was attacked and repeatedly bitten by five dogs as she made her way along Berea Road in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday morning.

ER24's Russell Meiring told News24 that the woman was recovering in hospital.

"When paramedics arrived on the scene, they found the 56-year-old woman in a serious condition, after sustaining numerous bite wounds," said Meiring.

READ: Dog kills six-month-old boy

The woman was taken to Mediclinic Howick.

KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele, said Howick police was not aware of the incident.

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