Eighteen Students and Three Teachers Injured After Two Pit Bulls Entered School Playground and Attacked Them During Recess 

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On Tuesday, students and teachers have been injured after two pit bulls managed to get onto a Missouri school playground amid recess. According to PEOPLE, three teachers and eighteen students were injured during the attack. 

The 5th and 6th-grade students were in the Willard Intermediate South school yard when a pair of pit bulls entered the unfenced area and began to pounce on the victims. The teachers who tried to aid were then attacked. 

Luckily, the Springfield News-Leader reported that the majority of the injuries were minimal. Three teachers and students were bitten and suffered from other injuries, which required medical attention. While other students were injured due to the chaos that came about as the students tried to run from the dogs. 

Animal control informed KYTV that one dog failed to be vaccinated for rabies, while the owners couldn’t provide proof of rabies vaccination for the second dog. The dogs were surrendered by the owners and were later euthanized. 

The day following the attack, the school did an indoor recess. Reports say many students returned to school the next day.

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