Five officers mauled by dog

Five police officers have been taken to hospital after being mauled by a "pit bull-type" dog during a raid in east London.

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Five officers mauled by dog

Five police officers have been taken to hospital after being mauled by a dog during a raid.

The constables were attacked by a "pit bull-type" animal as they attempted to arrest a suspect in east London, Scotland Yard said.

A dog unit and firearms officer were called before the dog was "contained and subsequently shot dead", the force added.

The man - in his 20s - was arrested and is in custody.

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