Umaisar Gull Ganie
Qazigund, Jan 02: At least five people were attacked and injured by rabid dog in South Kashmir’s Nagrus area of Qazigund on Wednesday.
Reports said that a rabid dog appeared in Nagrus area of Kund Qazigund today and attacked five people.
In the incident, five persons were injured, locals said, adding that the canines have spread a reign of terror among school going children in the area.
The injured were immediately shifted to Public Health Centre (PHC) Qazigund where from three shifted to District Hospital Kulgam for further treatment.
Reports said that the rabid was also killed by local people of the area.
According to experts, the reason behind the ferocity of the dogs is the high-protein offal they are fed regularly because of the dietary habits of residents of Kashmir, where mutton and chicken are a staple diet.