Kerala, 22 May: A 50-year-old fisherman who was critically injured after being mauled by a pack of stray dogs in Trivandrum’s Pulluvila, died at a hospital.
Jocelyn was attacked late on Sunday night when he was walking towards the beach just after having his dinner, getting ready to go fishing when the dogs attacked him, Keston, president of the local village council said.
“This occurred around 11 p.m. Jocelyn was rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries today morning,” said Keston.
It was in the same place in August 2016, in which a 65-year-old woman was bitten to death in a similar canine attack. In the past one year, this is the fourth casualty in the state capital district.
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Speaking to IANS, a police official attached to the Kanjiramkulam police station confirmed the ghastly incident.
“Our officials are at the hospital where the inquest is being prepared. After that a post-mortem would be conducted. Then the body would be handed over to the family,” said the police official.
This incident had raised security concerns for the residents who are becoming a prey to these starving dogs.