Dog kills child at her home

LONDON - A five-year-old girl was mauled to death by a dog at her home in northern England yesterday, police said.

LONDON - A five-year-old girl was mauled to death by a dog at her home in northern England yesterday, police said.

The dog, which the police described as a "pit-bull terrier type of dog", attacked the girl and a woman in St Helen's, near Liverpool.

The woman was seriously injured and is being treated in hospital. Police said the dog was "destroyed immediately". - Reuters

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