8-year-old boy dies after dog attack in Dublin

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An eight-year-old boy attacked by two dogs in Dublin has died in hospital.

The boy was attacked by two Rottweiler dogs yesterday afternoon.

At around 4pm, the emergency services responded to a 999 call at a house in Tallaght.

When they got there, they discovered the boy with life-threatening injuries. Gardaí said they were investigating all the circumstances surrounding the attack, but were treating it as a tragic incident.

The dog warden was notified and the dogs were confiscated and put down.

-Noah Harte