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Dog set on fire in Genk

13 November 2007

GENK – Unknown persons set a rottweiler on fire on the Tulpenstraat in Genk on Sunday night. The animal was in its owner’s garden. Local police in Genk are investigating the case.

The owner awoke on Sunday night to a great deal of noise outside. When she went to see what was happening she saw that her dog was on fire. She called emergency services. The fire brigade of Genk was able to save the animal. The dog survived the fire but suffered third degree burns and lost an eye.

The motive for the attack is unknown. Police say no complaints of dangerous behaviour or barking had been received concerning the dog.

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Subject: Belgian news