Pathanamthitta: Stray dog attack in Areekkakkav, on Chittar-Vadasserikkara road in Pathanamthitta. The child, named Ishan, a Vadasserikkara native, studying in the fourth standard, was attacked by a stray dog while he was waiting for the school bus.
The child was standing in the bus stop with his mother. He got bitten on his hands and shoulders. The child was initially rushed to the General Hospital Pathanamthitta and later shifted to Medical College, Kottayam.