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A two year old boy has been mauled to death by the family dog in new south wales.

The little boy went in to the kitchen to go to the freezer to get an ice cream.

The family dog then attacked and killed the poor defenseless boy.

The boys mother and grandmother attempted to pull the boy from the dog but could not break him free.

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