Bengaluru boy dies following attack by stray dogs

11-year-old Praveen was attacked by a pack of ten dogs at Vibhutipura

Updated - September 02, 2018 12:21 am IST

Published - September 02, 2018 12:08 am IST - Bengaluru

The 11-year-old boy who was attacked by stray dogs earlier this week succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.

Praveen, a sixth standard student, was reportedly on his way home from school in the afternoon when he was attacked by a pack of ten dogs at Vibhutipura.

Manipal Hospital in a press release stated that the boy who was admitted in the Paediatric ICU died at 8.30 p.m. "He was on advanced life support systems including ECMO and CRRT. He had septic shock and multi-organ failure," Dr.Anoop Amarnath, Chief of Clinical Services, Manipal Hospital, said.

The HAL police had arrested an assistant director and senior inspector in the BBMP's animal husbandry department for alleged negligence.

BBMP has announced a compensation of ₹. 5 lakh.

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