15 Dec '11, 11am

[CNA] Jogger attacked by 9 stray dogs at Punggol

[CNA] Jogger attacked by 9 stray dogs at Punggol

SINGAPORE: A jogger was attacked by a pack of nine stray dogs at a park in Punggol on Wednesday night. The park was only recently developed, and animal experts said the dogs might have been trying to protect their territory. It was a routine jog gone wrong and 20-year-old student Alicia Tay is perhaps lucky to escape with just scratches and bites. She told Channel NewsAsia, she slowed to a brisk walk when she saw the dogs. But they followed her and started to claw at her legs. When one bit her ankle, she screamed and that managed to scare the dogs away. She later went to a nearby clinic where she got a tetanus jab. Ms Tay said a father-and-daughter pair who went to her aid, had earlier jogged past the dogs without any incident. Animal welfare group Action for Singapore Dogs said the pack was most likely abandoned by construction workers. It said Ms Tay could have intruded ...

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