Man dies after pitbull bites off his testicles
The Local · 31 Oct 2013, 17:22
Published: 31 Oct 2013 17:22 GMT+01:00
A man who had his testicles bitten off by his pet dog on Monday has since died of his injuries, Italian media reported.
The 30-year-old man was rushed to hospital on Monday evening, after his girlfriend became worried that she had not heard from him.
The fire brigade then broke into his Milan apartment and found the dog owner unconscious. It is believed that either one of his two pitbulls attacked him, or the diabetes sufferer became ill and was bitten after he fell unconscious.
He died from his injuries on Thursday morning, Il Messaggero reported.
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Volunteers join rescue services in Amatrice. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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Collapsed buildings in central Amatrice. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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Rescuers continue to hand for survivors. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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Rescue workers survey the ruins of Amatrice. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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The famous Amatriciana dish derives from Amatrice, where over 200 died in the earthquake. Photo: ZanPei/Flickr
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Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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Residents of Amatrice survey the damage to their homes. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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Rescuers carry a man in Amatrice. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
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Rescuers carry a man through the rubble of damaged homes. Photo: AFP
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Photo taken on May 17th 1976 of a nun showing a church destroyed by the Friuli-Venezia earthquake. Photo: AFP
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