An 8-year-old boy died after he was mauled by 2 dogs, which were rottweilers, at his family house in Dublin.
The 8-year-old boy was attacked by 2 massive Rottweiler dogs at his family house in Tallaght, Dublin.
The incident reportedly happened at around 4 pm on Sunday (March 22, 2020).
Emergency services responded to a 999 call at a house, and upon arriving, they discovered the 8-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries.
The young boy was treated at the scene and was rushed to the Tallaght University Hospital.
The boy was later transferred to the Crumlin Hospital, where he died.
After the death of the 8-year-old, the police said that they are investigating all the circumstances around the horrible attack.
The police are currently treating it as a tragic incident.
A dog warden was later notified about the brutal attack.
The 2 Rottweiler dogs were confiscated and were put to sleep.
The 8-year-old, whose identity was not shared with the public, was attacked and mauled by 2 pet dogs in the family house.
No relative and family member of the 8-year-old was injured in the incident.