Hungarian Jew Yolanda Dziubekz has died after being attacked by a black dog in the country’s western region.
Dziubs was attacked while walking home from work on January 20.
The 24-year-old was walking with a friend when the dog suddenly leapt out of a bush, and ran towards her, according to Hungarian newspaper Hürriyet.
She then ran to the nearest police station to report the incident.
Police said Dziuzekz died at the scene, while the dog was taken to a vet for further tests.
“We’re saddened by the passing of the 24-years-old Yolana Dziubaekz who was attacked by an aggressive black dog,” the police said in a statement.
Dzubekzz was a student at the University of Budapest who had a boyfriend who is a police officer.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has called on the public to not “undermine” the countrys security by leaving pets at home.
“I’m not against the idea of animals at home,” he said in an interview with a radio station on Tuesday.
“It is just that I do not want to leave my pets behind.
I think the idea that you can walk up to them and ask them for help is ridiculous.”
Hungary has a history of anti-Semitic attacks, with anti-Semitism targeting Jews at the height of the country, including the assassination of the late Prime Minister Robert Fico.
Hungary is home to about 200,000 Jews, according the Central European Jewish Congress.