India: Man mauled to death by stray dogs on AMU campus

The victim was out on a morning walk in a garden at Sir Syed Museum when the canines attacked him

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A screengrab of the CCTV footage circulated on social media.
A screengrab of the CCTV footage circulated on social media.

Published: Sun 16 Apr 2023, 3:14 PM

Last updated: Sun 16 Apr 2023, 3:20 PM

A man was mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in the premises of Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh on Sunday morning, police said.

Safdar Ali, a resident of a locality adjoining the campus, was out on a morning walk in a garden at Sir Syed Museum when the dogs attacked him, they said.


SP City Kuldeep Singh Gunawat said that a police team rushed to the spot but by then the victim had died.

The body has been sent for post-mortem and further action will follow, he said.


The incident was recorded in a CCTV camera, a video clip of which surfaced on social media.

There was no immediate response from the university regarding the incident.


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