Donegal child hospitalised following dog attack
The incident happened on Friday
A young girl has been hospitalised following a dog attack in Co. Donegal.
The child was left with serious injuries after being attacked in the Millfield area of Buncrana last Friday morning.
She was reportedly playing in a garden when she was attacked by the dog at around 11.30am.
She was then rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.
Her injuries are understood not to be life-threatening.
The dog involved in the attack has since been put down.
A Garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí are investigating an incident where a female child was injured by a dog in Buncrana, Co. Donegal at approximately 11.30am on Friday 30th July 2021.
"The child was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with serious but what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. The dog was handed over to the dog warden."