A three-month-old baby girl has died after being attacked by a dog while asleep in a bedroom in the village of Clashmore, Waterford, Ireland.
According to reports, the child was injured by the dog in the early hours of Monday, June 7.
The dog left the baby girl with horrendous injuries. She was rushed by ambulance to Cork University Hospital after the emergency services were alerted and paramedics and police rushed to the house.
Sadly, she was declared dead in hospital shortly after 3 am.
Meanwhile, the baby’s mum is said to be distraught as family members rallied around to support her.
The house where the incident happened has been sealed off for a forensic examination by Gardai from the Garda Forensic Unit.