1,700 昨年犬に襲われた郵便局, 一部は「永久的な怪我を負った’

ほぼ 1,700 posties were attacked by dogs last year, ­figures show — some left with permanent and disabling injuries.

The Royal Mail statistics reveal there were 32 a week on average.

ほぼ 1,700 posties were attacked by dogs last year, ­figures show — some left with permanent and disabling injuries

ほぼ 1,700 posties were attacked by dogs last year, ­figures show — some left with permanent and disabling injuriesクレジット: アラミー

ほとんど 40 per cent happened at the front door, 30 per cent in the garden or driveway and 23 per cent were through the letterbox.

Postie Julie Mundy fell breaking her hip — and was left with PTSD — in a dog attack in Nantwich, チェシャー.

彼女は言いました: “The dog was on top of me but I couldn’t move.

My arm was bleeding where it had bitten me as I tried to cover my face.”

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シェフィールド saw the most incidents in the year to March 31 と 51, に続く ベルファスト (50) そして Tunbridge Wells (44).

ブライトン, ノッティンガム そして スウォンジー each had 37.

Union bosses are so ­concerned by the number of attacks that they have written to Environment Secretary 燃料費の上昇による食費の高騰は、苦戦している英国人を襲う可能性があります calling for toughened dog control laws.

Dave Joyce, from the Communication Workers’ Union, 前記: “Dog attacks remain a major safety hazard for postmen and women and the scale of the problem shouldn’t be underestimated.”

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