8-year-old girl suffers dog bite, hospitalised

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Mumbai, Aug 8 (UNI) An eight-year-old girl, was admitted to KEM hospital here, after suffering dog bites all over her body.

The girl, identified as Kalpana Chitale, a resident of Vile Parle here, was bit by eight to ten dogs yesterday night.

Health officials from KEM hospital said that Kalpana is currently undergoing treatment and is responding well to the treatment.

Municipal commissioner, Jairaj Phatak when asked about the incident today, said that individual cases are handled at the local level and nothing much can be done for an isolated case like this.

Meanwhile, family members of Ms Chitale and her neighbours are worried about the increasing number of dogs in the area and the subsequent danger due to them.

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