Kangan residents aghast over rising dog bite cases

Kangan residents aghast over rising dog bite cases
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The residents of Kangan have complained that authorities have failed to control rising dog bite incidents in the area due to which they are feeling insecure.

A delegation of local residents told Greater Kashmir that in last two months over two dozen persons including women and children have been attacked by stray dogs.

"Recently two children Haroon Rashid (10) from Kijpora Kangan and Nasreena Bano (10) from Sumbal Balla Gund were injured. The former is battling for life at SKIMS and latter at emergency SMHS Srinagar," the locals said.

Masrat Hashim, Sub-divisional magistrate Kangan, told Greater Kashmir that solid waste thrown by people including shopkeepers was the main cause of increasing dog population. He appealed people not to throw waste in open till permanent solution of disposal site is arranged for the area.

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