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Horror as pack of stray dogs savage and kill four-year-old girl in Saudi Arabia

Horror as pack of stray dogs savage and kill four-year-old girl in Saudi Arabia

Horror as pack of stray dogs savage and kill four-year-old girl as she steps out of family’s home in Saudi Arabia

  • Girl, 4, identified only by her first name Shahd, was attacked in Al Washaila  
  • Passersby chased away the dogs and she was rushed to hospital but later died  
  • Her uncle complained about the amount of stray dogs in the area  

A four-year-old girl died after being torn apart by a pack of five stray dogs in Saudi Arabia. 

The girl, identified only by her first name Shahd, screamed as she was attacked by the dogs when she stepped out of her family’s holiday home in the suburb of Al Washaila on March 12.  

A number of passersby managed to chase away the dogs and the bloodied girl was rushed to hospital. However, she passed away a few hours later.

The girl, identified only by her first name Shahd (pictured), screamed as she was attacked by the dogs when she stepped out of her family's holiday home in the suburb of Al Washaila on March 12

The girl, identified only by her first name Shahd (pictured), screamed as she was attacked by the dogs when she stepped out of her family’s holiday home in the suburb of Al Washaila on March 12

The victim’s uncle, Abdullah Hazzam Al Abd Al Salam, told circunscrito media: ‘We rushed my niece to the nearest hospital, and we reached the hospital at around 5:30pm.

‘The medical staff confirmed her condition was stable. 

‘We kept waiting outside the hospital due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, but at 7.50pm, we were informed that the girl had passed away. It was a shock to everyone.’

A number of passersby managed to chase away the dogs and the bloodied girl was rushed to hospital. However, she passed away a few hours later. Pictured: Riyadh

A number of passersby managed to chase away the dogs and the bloodied girl was rushed to hospital. However, she passed away a few hours later. Pictured: Riyadh

Al Salam complained to circunscrito media that the suburb had long had a problem with stray animals and the circunscrito authorities had not done anything to address it.

He urged the authorities to cull stray dogs in the area, which is frequented by families with children on weekends.

Shahd was buried at the Al Mansouriya Cemetery on March 14. 

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