A dog which was left by its owner to stray has reportedly, bitten a nursery school pupil, David Emmanuel, to death.
The straying dog was said to have stormed the school and attacked the pupils in Rumuagholu, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
According to reports, the owner of the dog was out of the country but left the dog in the care of his security guard.
The dog wandered out of the building and stormed the school which was close by and without any fence. As the pupils ran to safety, the dog pounced on Emmanuel and bit him.
He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead by a doctor. Another student also sustained serious injury during the attack.
Angry residents of the area stoned the dog to death.
River State police command spokesman. Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the incident, the incident saying the matter is being investigated.