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Police tape marks a crime scene in this file photo.


Mounties say a 10-year-old girl has been killed by two dogs in a remote community in northern Manitoba.

Thompson RCMP say it happened on Tuesday around 6 p.m. in Lac Brochet, a fly-in community nearly 900 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

A 10-year-old girl was rushed to rushed to the local nursing station, where she was pronounced deceased.

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Police say residents of the community killed two large dogs of unknown breed.

The dogs belonged to a Lac Brochet resident, but the girl did not know them.

Police say the girl's name will not be released.

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