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England: 43-year-old woman dies after being attacked by a dog in South Yorkshire

A 43-year-old woman has died after she was bitten by a dog in South Yorkshire.

The woman was injured by the animal at a property on Masefield Road in West Melton, Rotherham, on Friday night and was pronounced dead at the scene despite efforts by paramedics, police said.

South Yorkshire Police said a 42-year-old man was also attacked and taken to hospital for treatment.

Two dogs at the property were taken away by officers.

Neither were of a banned breed, the force said.

The man taken to hospital suffered a potentially life-altering injury to one hand, plus injuries to his other hand, abdomen and face.