Wayanad: A class 9 student was attacked by a stray dog at Padinjarathara in Kalpetta here on Saturday. The girl is identified as Sumithra, a native of Madathupara tribal hamlet and student of Thariode Govt. School.
The incident took place around 3 pm on Saturday.
The girl suffered dog bites on her face and thigh. She was rushed to the nearby Kalpetta Govt. Hospital.
The locals complained that the stray dog menace is increasing day by day in the area. Cats and goats are also attacked by the stray dogs here, they added.