Chile: Malnourished 2-year-old boy rescued after being breastfed by dog

Chilean police resuced a malnourished two-year-old boy that was found being breastfed by a neighbours dog in the northern port city of Arica, 2,000 km (1,250 miles) north of the capital Santiago, Thursday. A witness discovered the boy breastfeeding off a dog at a local mechanic's workshop. The child was taken to a local hospital but was relased to child welfare authorities on Friday. According to local police, the mother of the boy turned up at the hospital drunk. A family court hearing, to be held on 22 September, will determine the fate of the child.

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