A seven year old boy is fighting for his life after being attacked by a pack of dogs on a Thai beach.
The attack happened on Sunday, at the beach at Ban Tha Nun, Takua Tung district of Phanggna province in Thailand's south.
The victim identified as Yeunyong Chaiyarap or "D-Max" was just out playing with his friends when the wild beasts struck. He was bitten all over his body and had an ear ripped off.
Three teams of doctors and surgeons at Vichira Phuket hospital are trying to save his life.
Four dogs have been shot by tranquilizer darts and caged amid fears that they are rabid, reported Daily News.
Lamphaen Taemsee, 43, the mother of D-Max was allowed just five minutes to see her stricken son in ICU.
The seven year old is "aware but under close supervision" said doctors at the hospital.