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At least 20 injured in a mad dog bite at Matlab

At least 20 people have been injured in a mad dog bite at Matlab North of upazila Chandpur. Two of them have been shifted to Dhaka for advanced treatment.

The incident took place in Enayet Nagar, Barhatia, Shahbazkandi and Rasulpur villages of the upazila from Wednesday, September 8 night to Thursday, September 9 in the morning.

Later, the relatives rescued the injured and admitted them to Matlab Upazila Health Complex.

The two seriously injured are Farzana, 8, daughter of Mahbub Sarkar of Enayet Nagar village and Rafat, 10, son of Delwar Hossain.

Others injured in the dog bite are Nizamuddin (65), Maksuda Begum (60), Alfu Dewan (42), Parveen (42), Enayet Nagar (70). Arafa (10), Ali Ashad (65), Mahidul (5), Marjana Akhter (10), Rahima Begum (60), Alexzjan (80), Hajera Begum (50), Ashura Akhter (8), Mafia (70) ), Anik (18).

According to hospital sources, the injured sustained serious injuries in the hands, legs, waist and various parts of the body.

Matlab North Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Gazi Shariful Hasan said, ‘The matter is very important. We will talk to the livestock officials and arrange for the dogs to be vaccinated.’

News Room, September 10,2021