Three-month-old baby girl killed after being attacked by a dog in Co Waterford as cops launch probe

A BABY girl has died after being attacked by a dog in Co Waterford, Ireland.

The infant who was born in February was asleep in a bedroom when the horrific attack happened.

The three-month-old child was fatally injured in the incident in the village of Clashmore in the early hours of Monday.

It’s understood the tot suffered horrendous injuries and was rushed by ambulance to Cork University Hospital.

The emergency services were alerted and paramedic and Gardai rushed to the house in Clashmore, County Waterford.

Shocked paramedics fought to save the child and she was declared dead in hospital shortly after 3am

The baby’s mum is said to be distraught as family members rallied around to support her.

The child was taken to Cork University Hospital where a postmortem examination is expected to be carried out today.

The terraced house in the village has been sealed off for a forensic examination by Gardai from the Garda Forensic Unit.

The terrible tragedy is being investigated by Gardai in Dungarvan who are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

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