YANGON (Eleven Media News/Asia News Network): Ten children and an adult were bitten by a mad dog in Zinkyaik, Paung township, Mon State, on Sunday (Nov 27) morning, local sources said.
A local resident said a grade-one female student was bitten by the mad dog under Yaza Dirit Bridge in Palat ward, Zinkyaik town.
“After that student had been bitten, other children down the street in the lanes around the market were bitten too. The dog then proceeded to Khalauk Inn ward where it bit another child,” he added.
Security forces later shot the mad dog dead in a lane of Khalauk Inn ward. Those bitten were sent to Paung Township People’s Hospital.
Another local resident said: “Eleven people were bitten. They include 10 children and an adult.”
Non of the patients are in serious condition but they are receiving hospital treatment, according to their families.
On Sept 11, over 20 people were bitten by a mad dog in the same town.