Child dies of dog bite

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An 11-year old, bitten by a dog in interior of Sindh, died at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) on Thursday. The child, belong to Chhachhro town of Tharparkar, was brought to the NICH on October 29, head of the medical facility Dr. Jamal Raza said. A rabid dog had bitten the child 25 days ago and he was also given initial vaccine at the local hospital, the doctor said. The death toll in Sindh by dog bite incidents has reached to 21 this year.—INP