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Thursday, 06 August 2020 4.06 AM IST

Elderly woman mauled to death by stray dog in Alappuzha

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ALAPPUZHA: In a tragic event, an elderly woman was killed after she was mauled by a stray dog in Alappuzha. The deceased has been identified as 87-year-old Rajamma who lives in an isolated house in Harippad.

Rajamma, a retired headmistress and teacher, has been living alone for the last few years. According to sources, she was attacked by the dog when she came outside her home to dispose of the waste. It was a neighbour who found Rajamma lying in a pool of blood by around 7 pm on Tuesday.

Following this, a group of locals searched the area and discovered that the elderly woman was attacked by a dog. Though Rajamma was rushed to the hospital, she succumbed to her injuries by around 7.15 pm.

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