Saturday, December 23, 2017
SAO CARLOS, SAO PAULO BRAZIL - RAISSA CAROLINE SILVA, 6, SUFFERED LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES WHEN SHE WAS ATTACKED BY 2 PIT BULLS
6-year-old girl is attacked by PIT BULL DOGS and is seriously injured in São Carlos
Child was rescued by the father and residents of the neighborhood Jardim Novo Horizonte, on Saturday morning (23), and undergoes surgery.
A 6-year-old girl was seriously injured after being attacked by two pit bull dogs on Saturday morning in São Carlos (SP). The circumstances of the attack are still unknown. The child has undergone surgery in Santa Casa and the state of health is very serious.
Attack of the dogs
Raíssa Caroline Silva was attacked in a shed of an old dye shop on Avenida Getúlio Vargas, in the Jardim Novo Horizonte neighborhood. According to neighbors, the father works at the place and took her with him. The animals bit the girl on the head.
The Fire Department was called, but she had already been rescued by residents and her father, who was in shock.
Raíssa went through the emergency and emergency service of Santa Casa and had a cardiac arrest. She was resuscitated and referred for surgery, which lasted about 6 hours. The medical team had a plastic surgeon.
The girl is hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).