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9-year-old girl mauled to death by pitbulls

A 9-year-old was tragically mauled to death by a pack of pitbulls.

The incident happened in the US city of Detroit in recent days. It is understood that the girl was playing in an alleyway when, for reasons unknown, she was set upon by three pitbulls. Neighbours heard screaming and ran out to help, but it was too late. The girl, identified as 9-year-old Emma Hernandez, was rushed to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

The dogs and their owner were taken into custody. Authorities say that the animals are likely to be destroyed due to the severity of the incident.

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