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Gambia kills dog that bit President Barrow’s 8-year-old son to death



The dog that bit President Adama Barrow’s 8-year-old son has been killed, an agriculture ministry source said.

Habib Barrow, son of Sarjo Barrow, the second wife of Gambia’s president was bitten by the dog on Sunday, January 15 and passed away on the way to the hospital at Manjai near Banjul.

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Veterinary officers said they thought the dog had rabies, a vaccine-preventable viral disease, but their studies revealed that it was healthy.

The officers said the dog was humanely put to sleep (killed) on Wednesdy, February 1, with euthatal injection, at the Central Veterinary Clinic in Abuko because it was not safe for it to be living in the community.