Baripada: A class-I student was reportedly mauled to death by stray dogs at Balisutura village under Jashipur block of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district today.
Rinku Maharana, the deceased boy, was on his way to Rahanga Upper Primary school this morning when 10-12 stray dogs attacked him.
In a bid to save himself, he ran towards a farmland but in vain. The dogs inflicted critical injuries on his body by biting him. The minor boy succumbed to his injuries and died on the spot.
Police have recovered the body and sent it to Karanjia hospital for post-mortem.