Child rushed to hospital after pit bull attack

Girl, 11, has multiple injuries after dog breaks loose and enters her yard

09 March 2021 - 10:36 By Gugu Phandle
A pit bull attacked an 11-year-old girl in her Breidbach home after managing to escape from its yard
A pit bull attacked an 11-year-old girl in her Breidbach home after managing to escape from its yard
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An 11-year-old girl is in an East London hospital after she was mauled by a neighbour’s pit bull.

Rekeisha-Lee Barnes was playing with friends on Thursday afternoon in her Breidbach home 8km outside Qonce (King William’s Town), when the dog entered the fenced yard.

It was not clear how the dog managed to gain entry to the yard.

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