A stray dog has attacked and injured three villagers and livestock in Basaura town in Jega area of Kebbi state, medical official has said.
Director of Veterinary and Public Health, Dr Ahmad Ambursa, said, ”an unknown dog was reported to have attacked residents and livestock in Basaura.”
He said the victims had been taken to Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Acoording to the News Agency of Nigeria, a team of veterinary doctors, led by Dr Ahmad Muhammad, visited the village where the incident happened for confirmation on getting the report.
It was learned that the team was received by the District Head of Basaura, Alhaji Muhammad Buhari, who informed the members that the dog was from unknown destination and attacked both humans and livestock.
“The dog was killed and burnt to ashes by youths in the area,” he said.