PULWAMA — An eight-year-old boy was on Saturday mauled to death by street dogs in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Sources said that the street dogs attacked Azhar Manzoor, son of Manzoor Ahmad, in Pinglena village near the family’s agricultural field.

“The locals tried to save the boy, but couldn’t rescue him on time as a large number of dogs had attacked the boy. As a consequence, the boy received severe injuries,” eye-witnesses said.

They further added that he was rushed to District Hospital Pulwama, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

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A doctor from the hospital said that his neck and head was critically injured and they tried their level best to save him, however, due to heavy loss of blood, they couldn’t save him.

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