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500 stray dogs killed, buried in Wardak

500 stray dogs killed, buried in Wardak

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Jun 12, 2015 - 18:37

MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): About 500 stray dogs have been killed in two districts of central Maidan Wardak province as part of an ongoing campaign, an official said on Friday.

Dr. Ghulam Farooq Mukhlis Wardak, the provincial public healthinfo-icon director, told Pajhwok Afghan News the abandoned dogs had bitten several people including womeninfo-icon, children and elderly persons in different areas of the province.

He said the campaign had been wrapped up in the Syedabad district, where about 400 stray dogs had been eliminated. Another nearly 100 dogs were killed in the Chak district where the drive was ongoing, he said.

He said the campaign had been launched in cooperation with other departments and would be extended to other districts. The public health director said all the dogs killed were buried.

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