Subject: Eight year old child in hospital with injuries from dog bite
An eight year child has been left hospitalised after sustaining injuries to her face when she was bit by a dog.
The child injuries to the young girl, who is next door neighbours to the owner of the dog, approached the dog and the bone that it was playing with when she was attacked.
The child was rushed to hospital where she underwent surgery on her face. She is still in hospital and requires further surgery in the coming months. As a result of the attack, the dog has been put down.
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