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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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Scotland Yard statement about officers' mauling by dog

A Scotland Yard statement said:

"Police attended an address in Albert Square to execute an arrest warrant at approximately 9am... While officers from Newham attempted to arrest a male suspect, they were attacked by a pit bull-type dog.

"A dog unit was called to the scene and CO19 Specialist Firearms Command also attended. The dog was contained and subsequently shot dead."

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