Solapur: Stray dog attacks toddler, tears his ear off

The incident took place when Tahir, a one-and-a-half-old boy was playing in his colony. When suddenly a stray dog attacked him

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The stray dog bit him so badly that his right ear was torn off due to the bite. Tahir’s mother saved him for the dog by hurling stones at it.

Tahir was immediately rushed to the Government Vaishampayan Memorial Hospital in Solapur.

He has been admitted and kept under the observation of Prof Dr Ritvik Jaykar in the surgery department

While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Prof Dr Ritvik Jaykar, attached to the surgery department said, “Due to the dog bite, Tahir’s right ear has been completely torn off. We will do the corrective plastic surgery on Taher after 10 days. As of now, we have to monitor his condition.”

Dr Jayker further said, “For now we have put him on the antibiotics. Tahir’s condition is improving.”