In Krasnoyarsk Territory, following media reports investigators check attack of dogs on 9-year-old

Some mass media have reported on the attack of a pack of stray dogs on a child in the city of Krasnoyarsk. The Krasnoyarsk Territory Directorate of the Investigative Committee launched a check into the incident.

According to preliminary data, on 18 March 2017, several stray dogs knocked down and bit a 9-year-old girl in the backyard of a house in Gladkova Street. The children’s father and some passers-by drove off the dogs and called an ambulance.

At present, investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the incident and are identifying the organization responsible to catching stray dogs in Svrdlovsky District of the city. They are now questioning the eye-witnesses. A procedural decision will be made following the check.