Child, 3, dies after being attacked by family dog in Toekomsrus.
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The attack occurred at about 5.15pm. Photo: Pixabay. For illustrative purposes.
A three-year-old girl was attacked and killed by a family dog in Toekomsrus late on Monday afternoon, 5 August.
According to a family spokesperson, who wishes to remain anonymous at this point, the toddler died on her way to Leratong Hospital. The attack occurred at about 5.15pm.
Boy, 5, mauled by dog
The Herald was also able to confirm that the dog was a pit bull and has since been surrendered to the Rand West SPCA.
An update on the story will follow.