'Staff found attack extremely distressing'

The school where a five-year-old boy was bitten by a dog have released a statement saying the incident was "extremely distressing".

"Our thoughts are with the child and his family" the statement from Carniny Primary School concluded.

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Dog mauls boy at primary school

A dog which mauled a five-year-old boy was being shown to schoolchildren as a last day of term treat, it has emerged. The boy was attacked in the playground of a primary school in Co Antrim this morning.