Kurukshetra: A 10-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs at a field in Chanarthal village here, police said on Wednesday.
Victim Aman was sleeping under a tree on Monday when the dogs attacked him, they said.
He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead, Station House Officer of Kurukshetra University police station, Inspector Rajpal said.
The boy’s father, Chanderpal, a native of in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, and his wife were working in the fields while their children — Anjali and Aman — went to a nearby field to have some ‘jamun’ (java plum), they said.
While Anjali went back, Aman slept under the tree.
In a similar incident, on Tuesday, a stray dog entered a private hospital in Panipat and mauled a two-day-old child to death after dragging him out, police said.