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Conflict Incident Report

Zahle Child Killed in Dog Mauling

Date of incident: 
April 7, 2015
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ISF(internal security forces)

A dog has attacked and killed a seven-year-old boy in the eastern city of Zahle, the state-run National News Agency reported on Tuesday.

NNA said Michael Dany Kassouha was playing at his father's farm on Monday when the incident took place.

His father was cleaning the cage of one of the dogs that they train at the farm when the animal went off his leash and mauled the boy in the head, said NNA.

Michael was instantly killed, according to the agency.

NNA added that police launched an investigation into the attack.

Primary category: 
Personal Accident [inc. drowning, suicide...]
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