Boy's shocking injuries after dog attack at school

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A Melbourne boy is nursing injuries to his face after he was mauled by two stray dogs.

Mahyar Tashnizi, 6, told 7News he was attacked by the two dogs, once believed to be a German Shepherd, at Baden Powell College in Tarneit last Friday after he arrived.

He told 7News he was “pretty scared” and one of the dogs was large enough it could fit his entire head into its mouth.

The boy was treated Source: 7News
The boy was treated for lacerations to his face. Source: 7News

“He jumped and pushed me and quickly bit my face and ran off,” he said.

One of his friends managed to scare the dogs off. His mum is concerned the injuries could have been worse and Mahyar could have lost his eyesight.

He’s since been taken to hospital for surgery.

The family want to know how the dogs got onto school grounds.

Mahyar Tashnizi, 6, is pictured with two dogs.
Mahyar Tashnizi, 6, said these two dogs (left) attacked him at school. Source: 7News

The Education Department said the gates were open because class was about to start.

The fate of the dogs is unknown.

Yahoo News Australia has contacted Wyndham Council and the Education Department for comment.

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